Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary education is more important to states than ever before. Within the next decade, nearly two-thirds of the jobs in the U.S. will require some form of college credential. To meet that demand, states must lead efforts to graduate more students from high-quality certificate and degree programs with the resources available.

Connecting State Financing Policy to Institutional Innovation

Connecting State Financing Policy to Institutional Innovation

June 5-7, 2019 | Portland, OR NGA Solutions: The Center for Best Practices had a meeting focused on transforming state postsecondary financing policies to support institutional change. The meeting brought ...
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Strada Education Network Invests in Development of State Policies for Adult Learners, Disconnected Youth

Strada Education Network Invests in Development of State Policies for Adult Learners, Disconnected Youth

    $3.5 million in grants to National Governors Association, Education Commission of the States will incubate new pathways to opportunity for 32 million Americans left out of economic growth ...
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Governors Education Policy Advisors Institute 2018

Governors Education Policy Advisors Institute 2018

September 12-14, 2018 | Little Rock, Arkansas The National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices hosted its annual Governors’ Education Policy Advisors Institute from September 12-14, 2018. The Institute ...
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Governors Praise Senate for  Protecting Education, Workforce Funding

Governors Praise Senate for Protecting Education, Workforce Funding

House is called on to follow, preserve critical funding  WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released a statement regarding Senate and House consideration of FY 2019 Labor, Health and Human ...
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Governors: Passage of Perkins Reauthorization a Win for States and Students

Governors: Passage of Perkins Reauthorization a Win for States and Students

New law will help governors connect education to workforce needs WASHINGTON—National Governors Association (NGA) released the following statement on U.S. Senate and House passage of the Strengthening Career and Technical ...
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Governors Voice Concerns Over New Student Borrower Proposal

Governors Voice Concerns Over New Student Borrower Proposal

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) released the following statement on the interpretation on student borrowers and loan servicers issued from the U.S. Department of Education: "Last week's declaration on student ...
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NGA 2018 Winter Meeting

NGA 2018 Winter Meeting

Session videos from the National Governors Association Winter Meeting 2018 which took place February 24 & 25 in Washington DC View Full Playlist ...
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Competency Based Higher Education

Competency Based Higher Education

The Honorable Betsy DeVos Secretary of Education U.S. Department of Education 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20202 Dear Secretary DeVos, On behalf of the nation’s governors, we write to ...
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Governors’ Education Policy Advisors Institute

December 13-15, 2017 | Miami Beach, FL The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) hosted governors’ education policy advisors in Miami Beach, Florida. The institute focused on ...
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Governors Praise Senate for Protecting Education, Workforce Funding

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) Education and Workforce Committee, led by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard, released a statement on Congress’ consideration of FY 2018 Labor, Health and ...
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Governors Urge Quick Resolution of Federal Financial Aid Tool Outage

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released a statement on the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which the U.S. Department of Education ...
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Workforce Development and Postsecondary Education

3.1    Preamble Workforce development and postsecondary education are at the center of governors’ economic development agenda. Growing small businesses, expanding existing industries, attracting new companies and future-proofing state economies all ...
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