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Governors’ Top Priorities for Supporting Children and Families In 2022 State of the State Addresses

Governors’ Top Priorities for Supporting Children and Families In 2022 State of the State Addresses

Across states, Governors’ cited their commitment to strengthening families and communities. By Isabella Cuneo In the wake of the COVID-19 ...
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Postsecondary Education In 2022 State Of The State Addresses

Postsecondary Education In 2022 State Of The State Addresses

Funding, student support, apprenticeships and diverse career pathways were the most common focuses, but other issues including mental health, broadband ...
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Workshop on Leveraging IIJA Funds

Workshop on Leveraging IIJA Funds

The generational opportunity created by IIJA cannot be fully realized without the combined efforts of federal, state, and local officials ...
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Governors Convening on Computer Science Education

Governors Convening on Computer Science Education

Governors, state education leaders and national experts met in Bentonville, Arkansas to discuss the NGA Chairman’s Initiative on K-12 computer ...
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Governors Issue Statement on COVID Federal Funding and State and Local Recovery Funds

Governors Issue Statement on COVID Federal Funding and State and Local Recovery Funds

Today, National Governors Association Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey released ...
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State K-12 Education Trends for 2022

State K-12 Education Trends for 2022

A look at key education themes across Governors’ State of the State addresses in 2022 By Catherine Van Ness Nearly ...
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NGA Hosts Infrastructure Implementation Workshop

NGA Hosts Infrastructure Implementation Workshop

In early March, the National Governors Association hosted an intimate workshop with State IIJA coordinators and AASHTO leaders, focused on ...
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Congress Fulfills Commitments to States and Territories Under the 2022 Spending Deal

Congress Fulfills Commitments to States and Territories Under the 2022 Spending Deal

Today, National Governors Association Chairman Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas and Vice Chairman Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey released ...
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State of the States: K-12 Digital Literacy

State of the States: K-12 Digital Literacy

Governors discussed the current state of the digital divide and emphasized the importance of increasing digital literacy in K-12 education ...
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Safeguarding Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

Safeguarding Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

We urge lawmakers to negotiate in good faith to advance FY 2022 spending legislation, while preserving the critical support provided ...
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Governors Start 2022 With A Focus On Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles And Networks

Governors Start 2022 With A Focus On Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles And Networks

In Governors’ 2022 State of the State addresses, a common theme has been the adoption and manufacture of electric and ...
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Infrastructure, Energy, and Broadband

Infrastructure, Energy, and Broadband

At the 2022 State of the Union, President Biden, highlighting the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which he ...
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