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About This Report: Executive Agendas

March 21, 2006 1 min read
Executive Agendas:
A 50 State Roundup
About This Report
Executive Agendas
‘Education Governor’
Is a Relative Term
Goals and Outcomes: A Year in Education: 2005
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This Education Week special report offers a detailed look at the leadership of governors in shaping their states’ education agendas through legislation, regulatory action, public involvement, and proposal or endorsement of ballot measures.

The 50-state table reflects the highlights of each governor’s 2005 education proposals, the outcomes from that year—including the final actions from year-round legislative sessions—and updates on the governors’ 2006 agendas and re-election status.

The information in the state-by-state table was gathered during interviews by Education Week with governors’ education advisers and other staff members, with legislative-staff members, and through analyses of state budgets and other state government documents.

Education Week’s coverage of leadership is supported in part by a grant from The Wallace Foundation, at www.wallacefoundation.org.
A version of this article appeared in the March 22, 2006 edition of Education Week as About This Report