- Governor Kasich in Ohio has appointed a secretary of education.
- Governor Gregoire in Washington is seeking to consolidate early learning, K-12 and higher education under the authority of a gubernatorally-appointed secretary of education.
- Governor Kitzhaber in Oregon has issued an executive order creating an Oregon Education Investment Team to redesign education funding and governance from birth through higher education. Legislation has also been introduced that would make the governor the state superintendent, responsible for appointing a deputy
Friday, February 18, 2011
Governors seeking greater ed. oversight
It is clear that one of the biggest trends so far in 2011 is for governors to seek a more substantial role in overseeing education: