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In 2019, almost all governors spoke on education concerns in their “state of the state addresses,” including school funding, career and technical education, postsecondary funding and financial aid, early childhood education, and teacher pay. According to this NASBE analysis, in Colorado, Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, and Washington, state boards are helping to drive initiatives that governors raised in their 2019 speeches.


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