Governors Cautiously Optimistic on Economic Forecast
NGA sessions touch on economic issues, federal role in education
The nation's governors convened recently in Washington as the economic picture in their states gradually improves—and as state officials continue to debate how large or how small a role the federal government should have in shaping education policy.
Many state leaders attending the annual winter meeting of the National Governors Association, long a high-profile political and policy event, said they were encouraged by the increased flow of revenues they're seeing, which is almost certain to benefit schools.
States are crawling out of the "abyss" of the recent recession, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, a Democrat, told reporters at the...
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