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Governor Asa Hutchinson

"The skills that students learn in computer science courses should be considered foundational as they help build students’ digital literacy and will be needed to work across fields in our 21st century economy."

Governor Asa Hutchinson

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Western Governors University and the National Governors Association Announce Strategic Partnership

Western Governors University and the National Governors Association Announce Strategic Partnership

Partnership Will Deliver Best Practices to States to Improve Attainment in Higher Education, Skills and Work Western Governors University (WGU) ...
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Governors Welcome Easing of Border Travel Restrictions

Governors Welcome Easing of Border Travel Restrictions

Today, the National Governors Association (NGA) welcomed the announcement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on the opening of ...
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4 States and Territories to Participate in NGA Policy Academy on Stimulant and Polysubstance Use

4 States and Territories to Participate in NGA Policy Academy on Stimulant and Polysubstance Use

National Governors Association to Work With American Samoa, Connecticut, Michigan and West Virginia on Improving Care for Individuals Who Use ...
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Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson Introduces NGA Chair’s Initiative on Computer Science Education

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson Introduces NGA Chair’s Initiative on Computer Science Education

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson introduces his National Governors Association Chair's Initiative at the National Press Club in Washington. National Governors ...
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Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors’ Broadband Investments are Creating Jobs

Governors are creating new and more equitable workforce development opportunities through broadband investments and new digital tools. by Timothy Schoonhoven, ...
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2021-2022 CHAIRMAN’S INITIATIVE

“Arkansas has become known nationally for our computer science education program and, through this initiative, I want to showcase the efforts in other states and show why this matters and how we can expand computer science education.”
—Governor Asa Hutchinson

Best Practices

Teams from the Center for Best Practices work with state policy leaders and other experts in fostering information sharing between states to research, develop and implement innovative solutions to public policy challenges.

Broadband Affordability Resources

Broadband Affordability Resources

Governors are championing new and improved strategies, from leveraging federal resources to launching new programs and partnerships, immediately increasing the ...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives

COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives

The purpose of this memo is to provide an update on state COVID-19 vaccine incentives developed to increase vaccination rates ...
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Case Study: California's ACEs Aware Initiative

Case Study: California’s ACEs Aware Initiative

California’s ACEs Aware initiative takes an innovative, evidence-based approach to addressing adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress by educating and ...
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Leveraging State Revolving Funds for Green Infrastructure Projects

Leveraging State Revolving Funds for Green Infrastructure Projects

States have an opportunity to use State Revolving Funds (SRF’s) to invest in nature-based infrastructure to improve water quality, mitigate ...
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State Energy Efficiency Policy in a New Era: A Toolkit for Governors

State Energy Efficiency Policy in a New Era: A Toolkit for Governors

Governors' leadership on energy offers cost savings, job creation, reduced energy consumption, pollution prevention, and strengthened grid security. (View/Download) 2020 ...
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State Strategies for Sector Growth and Retention of the Direct Care Health Workforce

State Strategies for Sector Growth and Retention of the Direct Care Health Workforce

This issue brief provides a series of multi-sector state and employer strategies to address recruitment and health sector retention of ...
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Entrepreneurship Initiatives For Recovery and Growth

Entrepreneurship Initiatives For Recovery and Growth

This four-part webinar series looks at State initiatives for recovery and growth by promoting: access to capital, access to opportunity, ...
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Strengthening Employer And Industry Engagement: A Self-Assessment Tool for Youth Apprenticeship Leaders

Strengthening Employer And Industry Engagement: A Self-Assessment Tool for Youth Apprenticeship Leaders

This self-assessment tool is designed to help youth apprenticeship program administrators and policymakers determine how effectively a program is engaging ...
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Electricity Markets - Current Events

Electricity Markets – Current Events

This webinar explores the impacts of recent FERC decisions on state energy priorities and emerging electricity market trends, including potential ...
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Webinar: State Strategies for Sector Growth and Retention of the Direct Care Health Workforce

Webinar: State Strategies for Sector Growth and Retention of the Direct Care Health Workforce

This webinar, held Oct 14, 2021, discusses the NGA publication "State Strategies for Sector Growth and Retention of the Direct ...
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