The skills of amrican workforce

Skills Commission Announces State Consortium to Implement Tough Choices Framework

October 30th, 2008

On October 30th, governors, state education commissioners, and other policy leaders representing a diverse range of states consisting of rural, suburban, and urban populations announced their commitment to implement the Tough Choices or Tough Times education framework in their state. The decision, by the leaders of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Utah, follows two years of discussions centered on the recommendations of the New Commission on the Skills of the American.

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Latest Press Conference Announcing State Consortium

Video of John Wilson, NEA Executive Director, Encouraging State Affiliates to Explore Tough Choices or Tough Times

View Images of the State Leaders Committing to Tough Choices or Tough Times >