NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA products below, filterable by content type and topic.

Letter on Principles for Workforce Development Improvement

Letter on Principles for Workforce Development Improvement

Now is the time to meaningfully update and reshape federal workforce programs to address the present and future of work ...
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Governors’ Principles to Renew the Federal Workforce System

Governors’ Principles to Renew the Federal Workforce System

Key principles for redesigning the federal workforce development system to create jobs, uplift workers, and provide employers with the tools ...
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Letter to U.S. Department of Education Regarding Education Stabilization Fund

April 3, 2020The Honorable Betsy DeVosSecretary, U.S. Department of Education400 Maryland Avenue, SWWashington, DC 20202Dear Secretary DeVos: On behalf of ...
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Letter Regarding Appropriations for Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

May 20, 2019 The Honorable Roy Blunt Chair Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education U.S. Senate ...
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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 ...
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Early Childhood Education

The Honorable Lamar Alexander Chair Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Washington, D.C. 20510 The Honorable Patty Murray ...
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Education and Job Training Funding in FY 2018

The Honorable Roy Blunt Chair Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 ...
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K-12 Education Reform

Read governors' position on this issue. Governors believe the following key principles should be addressed in any federal bills on ...
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Child Nutrition

Governors recognize the importance of ensuring that children have access to meals of high nutritional value. Yet, far too many ...
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Workforce Development and Postsecondary Education

Job training and higher education are at the center of governors' economic development agenda. The state-federal partnership on job training ...
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Early Childhood Education

Early childhood education is critical for early workforce development and strong state economies. Governors believe states and the federal government ...
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Career and Technical Education

Governors recognize career and technical education as a powerful tool to fuel state economies and prepare students for rewarding and ...
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