The preparation, retention, and support of effective school leaders is vital to the success of students, educators, and districts. These three briefs explore principal pipelines, the effect of school leaders on students, and a state example.
President Donald Trump officially released his $4.8 trillion budget request for FY 2021 last week. NCSL staff have provided a summary of the agencies that will experience the largest increases and reductions.
Check out information about the 2020 Census, including state legislation, creating complete count committees and commissions, identifying and reaching hard-to-count populations, and much more.
State Tax Actions 2019 presents information about the tax and revenue changes enacted by state legislatures during the 2019 calendar year. In addition to aggregate state tax information, the report contains detailed information on all 50 states.
The “Our American States” podcast is where you hear compelling conversations that tell the story of America’s state legislatures, the people in them, the politics that compel them, and the important work of democracy.
Urgent infrastructure needs are straining public resources. This month, the magazine examines the policies, planning frameworks and new funding approaches states are using to improve infrastructure systems in four vital areas.
Join NCSL staffers and "Building Democracy" hosts John Mahoney and Megan McClure along with a roster of expert guests as they explore this history—the good and the bad—and how the first meeting of these colonial representatives was the starting point in the story of America’s state legislatures.