National Governors Association

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Name: National Governors Association
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

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Long-term care workers continued to have low rates of flu vaccination last season, despite there being 92% vaccination coverage overall among physicians and nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and ...Four California assisted living operators are facing ... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Three states to examine risk, reform in Medicaid project

Share this article:Three states are participating in a yearlong Medicaid project that could help share risk between states and the federal government, the National Governors Association said this week.Alabama, Washington and Nevada will look at ways to ... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

CORE: There just has to be more

A recent Press article entitled, “What parents should know about Common Core,” leaves me thinking — is this all there is? The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers must have selected the curricula ... [Published CDA Press - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

EDUCATION: Then they started shouting back

IN JULY, a report from the National Governors' Association suggested that the 70-year-old requirement for all schools to include a daily act of collective worship should be dropped. Within days, the Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd John Pritchard, who chairs ... [Published ChurchTimes - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Top 9@Nine for September 18th, 2014

1. A Jackson County man accused of attacking his neighbor with a machete has been indicted by a Grand Jury. Jeffrey Walker is charged with attempted murder. Chris Gaylor lost an arm in last June's attack.2. A farm-to-school program is helping farmers ... [Published Fox54 - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Guidance: Careers education and guidance: school governors and trustees briefing

The National Governors’ Association and the National Careers Council have jointly published a briefing for governors about careers provision in schools. It provides information about governors’ responsibilities, and questions asking about current provision ... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Alabama in national Medicaid project

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:MONTGOMERY, Alabama — The National Governors Association says Alabama, Nevada and Washington will participate in a year-long project to examine ways to spur changes in how ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ala. Selected for National Governors Association Medicaid Transformation Policy Academy

MONTGOMERY – Governor Robert Bentley on Wednesday announced Alabama and two other states have been selected by the National Governors Association to participate in a year-long policy academy aimed at helping states use Medicaid to transform the delivery ... [Published WTVY - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Governors To Concentrate On Medicaid Transformation

| Tweet WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today announced that Alabama, Nevada and Washington will participate in a year-long project to examine ways to spur changes in how states pay for Medicaid and other health care services.Governors ... [Published National Governors Association - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Wyoming lawmakers look at prison, judicial reforms

CHEYENNE - State lawmakers are planning to explore options to curb the growth of Wyoming's prison population and its impact on the state budget.The Joint Judiciary Interim Committee agreed last week to ask legislative leaders for an interim study that ... [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Core concerns

"Every student doesn't have to be served pink cupcakes," said the chief academic officer of the Montclair School District, Gail Clarke.Penny MacCormackGail ClarkeGayl ShepardThe cupcakes are meant explain how the Common Core State Standards affects teachers, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Governor named to leadership role in National Governors Association

National Governors Association Chair Governor John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Vice Chair Governor Gary Herbert of Utah have appointed Governor Matt Mead as vice chair of the National Governors Association (NGA) Natural Resources Committee.The Natural ... [Published Casper Journal - Sep 14 2014]

Quotes

...be bound to as reported in the No Child Left Behind Waiver document, the more we are troubled," Hill said in a recent editorial/opinion column. "Our research indicates that Common Core implementation will result in more overreach from the federal government, higher than expected costs, and potentially lower standards for all students."
"The point is that crime is not the main driver of your population growth," Horowitz said. "And the trends, with the way they are going, will leave a substantial tab for the taxpayers."
"As long as the mandates are in place that students, teachers, and principals are going to be evaluated based on these scores, the pressure is too great" she said

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Gov. Chris Christie On Regional Cap-And-Trade: ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 19 2014]
Also in the news for Sept. 19, 2014 [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 19 2014]
Three states to examine risk, reform in Medicai... [Published McKnight's Long Term Care News - Sep 19 2014]
CORE: There just has to be more [Published CDA Press - Sep 19 2014]
EDUCATION: Then they started shouting back [Published ChurchTimes - Sep 19 2014]
Top 9@Nine for September 18th, 2014 [Published Fox54 - Sep 19 2014]
Guidance: Careers education and guidance: schoo... [Published Skills Funding Agency - Sep 18 2014]
Michelle Obama SHOCKS The Internet: ‘I Don’t Li... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 18 2014]
Alabama in national Medicaid project [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Alabama one of three states picked by National ... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
Ala. Selected for National Governors Associatio... [Published WTVY - Sep 17 2014]
Coronado Schools To Hold Four Late Start Thursdays [Published Coronado Eagle & Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Common Core Curricula Have Core Problems [Published River Cities Reader - Sep 17 2014]
Governors To Concentrate On Medicaid Transforma... [Published National Governors Association - Sep 17 2014]
Markell named to National Governors' Education ... [Published Cape Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Maine panel begins assessment of controversial ... [Published Education News - Sep 17 2014]
Chris Christie set to campaign with Wisconsin's... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 17 2014]
What’s in it for me? Why placemaking matters [Published New Urban Network - Sep 16 2014]
Wyoming lawmakers look at prison, judicial reforms [Published Corrections Connection - Sep 16 2014]
Common Core forum slated [Published Desoto Times Today - Sep 16 2014]
Wyoming lawmakers look at prison, judicial reforms [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Sep 16 2014]
Students Get Peanuts, Obama’s Get … THE JUMBO H... [Published Daily Caller - Sep 15 2014]
Where does country stand with Common Core Stand... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Sep 15 2014]
Core concerns [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 15 2014]
Montclair administrators address concens with C... [Published North Jersey.com - Sep 15 2014]
GOP positioned to retain statewide offices [Published Columbus Dispatch - Sep 15 2014]
Voting, education, and defending the U.S. [Published Examiner.com - Sep 14 2014]
Governor named to leadership role in National G... [Published Casper Journal - Sep 14 2014]
Hassan Named Vice Chairwoman of the NGA Educati... [Published Exeter Patch - Sep 13 2014]
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Gov. Chris Christie On Regional Cap-And-Trade: ... [Published Think Progress - Sep 19 2014]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaking to reporters at the National Governors Association. CREDIT: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set on his state not rejoining a regional cap-and-trade program that New Jersey withdrew from ...
Gov Kasich needs some wake-up Tweets to Repeal ... [Published Cleveland Tea Party Patriots - Sep 10 2014]
Art credit: ownedit.comFrom the Columbus Dispatch (h/t Marianne, Mansfield Tea Party) :Gov. John Kasich doesn’t expect to see a Common Core elimination bill land on his desk.In a meeting yesterday with the Dispatch editorial board, Kasich was asked ...
Carnegie Corporation: Common Core Will Double H... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 04 2014]
A study published by the pro-Common Core Carnegie Corporation in 2013 generated a key finding that has not received much attention, but perhaps should be quoted often at education hearings in state legislatures and school board meetings, as well. ...
Internet providers team up to block America's b... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
It is widely held that one of the fastest Internet services in America, if not the fastest, can be found in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  They've got speeds that can reach 1 gigabit per second, which is around fifty times faster than the average in the U.S. ...
Topics from Cybersecurity Bootcamp #1 – Cyber H... [Published TechNet Blogs - Aug 29 2014]
This past week I was privileged to attend Stanford’s inaugural cybersecurity boot camp , where two dozen congressional staffers joined academic and industry experts to discuss ways to protect he government, the public and industry from cyber threats. ...
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PIA Praises National Governors Association for ... [Published Financial Services - Apr 04 2014]
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