National Governors Association

Type: Organization
Name: National Governors Association
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

WV plans redesign of school principal programs

WV plans redesign of school principal programsUpdated: Monday, August 18 2014 6:09 AM EDT 2014-08-18 10:09:52 GMTThe Board of Education is seeking public comment on the recommendations.The Board of Education is seeking public comment on the recommendations. ... [Published State Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Governor Brian Sandoval & First Lady to participate in P-3 Symposium

CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval and First Lady Kathleen Sandoval will participate in the Governor’s P-3 Symposium at the University of Nevada, Reno on Friday, August 15, 2014.This Symposium brings over 100 early childhood education leaders from ... [Published My News 4 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

$170K STEM grant goes to Washingon state

Dive Brief: Washington State was granted $170,000 to pursue  Gov. Jay Inslee's STEM Education Innovation Alliance.The money was granted by the  National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, which also gave to 14 other states.Inslee has appointed ... [Published Education Dive - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 4 reports

W.Va. gets funding for workforce development

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia is receiving $10,000 in funding to help expand workforce education and training program. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said the state was selected for a grant from the National Governors Association. Officials say ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

State receives training grant from National Governors Association

Thursday, August 14, 2014 3:16 PMIowa has been awarded a $170,000 National Governors Association grant to continue innovative educational and workforce development programs, Gov. Terry Branstad announced today. The grant will help Iowa advance programs ... [Published Des Moines Business Record - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kentucky Chosen for National Governors’ Association Policy Academy to Align Education, Training for 21st Century Workforce

Kentucky has been chosen as one of 14 states to participate in the National Governor Association’s (NGA) Policy Academy on Aligning the Education and Training Pipeline to the Needs of the Economy. Kentucky will receive a grant of up to $170,000 for ongoing ... [Published Kentucky.gov News Center Headlines - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

States Focus On Preparing Future Workforce To Strengthen Economy

WASHINGTON—To further governors’ efforts to align education and training systems to the needs of state economies, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced support for 14 states Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, ... [Published National Governors Association - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's Executive Orders Not So Bad When Compared to States'

President Barack Obama has come under fire from Republicans recently for his alleged overuse of executive orders and determination to use them as a policy tool if Congress doesn't fulfill his wishes.Despite this controversy, Obama's employment of the ... [Published US News & World Report - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Governor should pick school chief

We don’t elect local school superintendents.At the local level, we elect school board members, who then hire our superintendents. That helps ensure that school board members do not, for any length of time, have to work with a superintendent if they disagree ... [Published Batesville Herald Tribune - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 2 reports

Emotion, misconceptions abound over Common Core

Few phrases are as likely to draw emotions to the forefront than “Common Core.”The set of educational standards has led to some political lines being drawn.Valarie D. Wilson, Georgia’s Democratic candidate for state schools superintendent, is a supporter. ... [Published Rome News-Tribune - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Michigan Involved in Federal Program to Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse

4:58 p.m. EDTAn array of prescription drugs, including a container of birth control pills in the background. The pills are scattered and unarranged. (By J. Troha (Photographer) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)UNDATED (WHTC) -- Prescription ... [Published WKZO-AM - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Herbert, GOP governors scold Obama over border crisis

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert joined five other Republican governors Tuesday in calling on President Barack Obama to fix serious problems with the handling of unaccompanied children trying to immigrate without papers."More than 57,000 children have crossed the ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 22 2014]

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The next biggest factor explaining opposition, according to the poll, was that teachers "in our community do not support Common Core, with 51 percent citing that as a very important factor."
"The governor has been clear about his position on Common Core," Bentley spokeswoman Jennifer Ardis said in an email. "He is against it. Regarding legislation, I can't speak to a bill that we've not seen."
"The Common Core State Standards initiative is complicated," says Bill Bushaw, chief executive officer of PDK and the poll's co-director. "And now we know there’s a significant, organized opposition, so it’s not surprising that it lacks support. I think the supporters of the Common Core need to organize."
"I could tell that she liked him very much," Scott said, though she never saw the two together. "Liked the attention. ... He mader her feel very special."

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Loud Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives in Mos... [Published NBC San Diego - Aug 19 2014]
House vote could mean demise for Common Core [Published Toledoblade.com - Aug 19 2014]
No Common Opinion on the Common Core [Published Education Next - Aug 19 2014]
Common Core FAQ 1 hour ago [Published Statesman Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Guest commentary: What is Common Core? [Published Naples Daily News - Aug 18 2014]
Common Core Invites Politics Into Classrooms [Published NewsMax.com - Aug 18 2014]
WV plans redesign of school principal programs [Published State Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Common Core: Vermont schools brace for new test... [Published VTDigger.org - Aug 18 2014]
Stile: Hands-off approach on immigration helps ... [Published North Jersey.com - Aug 17 2014]
Collins failed city on water [Published Toledoblade.com - Aug 17 2014]
Vermont schools prepare for Common Core standards [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 16 2014]
Ohio House should reject effort to repeal the C... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 16 2014]
It's up to Tokyo to create Japan's next generat... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 16 2014]
Foley undecided on Common Core change [Published Register Citizen - Aug 16 2014]
Schools have the jobs, so where are the staff? [Published Times Education Supplement - Aug 15 2014]
NGA Announces Support for 14 States in Aligning... [Published U.S. Department of Labor - Aug 15 2014]
Governor Brian Sandoval & First Lady to partici... [Published My News 4 - Aug 15 2014]
$170K STEM grant goes to Washingon state [Published Education Dive - Aug 15 2014]
W.Va. gets funding for workforce development [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 15 2014]
State receives training grant from National Gov... [Published Des Moines Business Record - Aug 14 2014]
State gets workforce development grants [Published Charleston Gazette - Aug 14 2014]
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Kentucky Chosen for National Governors’ Associa... [Published Kentucky.gov News Center Headlines - Aug 14 2014]
Kentucky has been chosen as one of 14 states to participate in the National Governor Association’s (NGA) Policy Academy on Aligning the Education and Training Pipeline to the Needs of the Economy. Kentucky will receive a grant of up to $170,000 for ongoing ...
Ken Mercer, The Texas Voice In The Uphill Battl... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
DALLAS, Texas -- Advanced Placement has been the gold standard of accelerated academic achievement, bringing first year college level work to the best and brightest on a high school level. Its end-of-course exam has translated into transferrable college ...
ENDORSEMENTS: August GOP primary season [Published Michelle Malkin - Aug 05 2014]
Many of you across the country will have a chance to vote in GOP primaries this month. If you care about limited government, secure borders, and parental/local empowerment against Fed Ed, here are some of the stellar candidates running at the local, ...
NAFA States Congress Must Develop Long-Term Fix... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 03 2014]
Princeton, NJ, August 03, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The U.S. Congress recently passed a short-term fix to provide funding for the Highway Trust Fund, but their work is not done yet, according to NAFA Fleet Management Association. “Congress must develop a ...
Conservative Christians Split on Common Core [Published TIME.com - Jul 31 2014]
A discussion hosted on Wednesday by the Family Research Council, a conservative Christian think tank, started as a searing critique of the Common Core, a set of reading and math standards for public school students that were originally adopted by 45 ...
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Governors meet the President [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 24 2014]
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