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Education & Workforce Committee Testimony

February 23, 2016

Testimony – ESSA Implementation

Testimony by NGA Chair Utah Gov. Gary Herbert before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions about state implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).


April 24, 2013

Testimony – Transparency in Higher Education

Testimony by Travis Reindl, Program Director, Education Division, NGA Center for Best Practices before the House Education and the Workforce Committee Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training for a hearing titled “Keeping College Within Reach: Enhancing Transparency for Students, Families and Taxpayers.”


February 26, 2013

Testimony - State Leadership and Innovation in Disability Employment

Testimony by NGA Chair, Delaware Governor Jack Markell, before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions for a hearing titled “State Leadership and Innovation in Disability Employment.”


April 29, 2009

Testimony by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue - Competitiveness

Testimony by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue, on behalf of NGA submitted for the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee hearing on “Strengthening America’s Competitiveness through Common Academic Standards.”


February 26, 2009

Testimony - New Innovations and Best Practices Under the Workforce Investment Act (2009)

Testimony by Sandi Vito, Acting Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, on behalf of NGA before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness in preparation for the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA).