Ideas. Action. Results.

Bipartisan Bill to Bring State-led Accountability to Education

Chris Gregoire, Jim Douglas / Blog July 22, 2015

No Child Left Behind stifled innovation at every level, from the state to the classroom, in a mad rush to achieve the unachievable.

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Former Governors Applaud Passage of Education Reform with Bipartisan Senate Vote

Governance / Press Release July 16, 2015

The legislation’s final vote of 81-17 is validation of the hard work and bipartisan spirit that Senators Alexander and Murray put into the bill.

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Former Governors: Senate Bill Good Step Forward on ESEA, More Work Needed

Governance / Press Release July 7, 2015

The members of BPC’s Governors’ Council released statements as the Senate begins debate on its Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill.

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BPC Governors’ Council Statement on Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization

Governance / Press Release June 9, 2015

If Congress does not act now to reform and reauthorize ESEA, it could be years before such political will exists again.

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Letter to Senators Alexander and Murray on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Mike Beebe, Jim Douglas, Chris Gregoire, Linda Lingle / Research April 2, 2015

The next ESEA must include a recognized role for governors, who are in the unique position of bringing stakeholders into the discourse on elementary secondary education.

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BPC Governors' Council Applauds Progress on Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Governance / Press Release March 25, 2015

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) are working to find bipartisan consensus on the nation’s federal education policy.

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