Governors Eye How to Balance Education Fiscal Priorities
The best strategies to forge stronger connections between education and states' economies during lingering budget difficulties is "the question of the day for many states," Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said in the first "State of the States" address on behalf of the National Governors Association here last week.
The address was designed to highlight states' "collective vision" and a review of current challenges states face, the NGA said.
Many students who dropped out of school, Mr. Markell, a Democrat, pointed out, had told him that "they believe that what they're learning is not connected to what they're going to do with the...
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