Twenty-nine councils meet at least once a quarter. A "yes" in the database denotes that a council is meeting quarterly - if a council is meeting more frequently than four times a year, the frequency of meetings is provided.
Why does it matter?
Sources for all data points are accessible through this link.
Methodology: ECS performed an initial search of statutes, regulations and executive orders. However, because many P-16 and P-20 councils are established independently of these means, ECS conducted interviews with and had all data verified by at least one contact in the state (typically a P-16 or P-20 council member or staff member supporting the council).
Last update: May 28, 2008
This database was compiled by Jennifer Dounay, project manager, ECS High School Policy Center. For questions, additions or corrections: 303.299.3689 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Council meets at least once a quarter|
|Delaware||Not quarterly, but at least three times a year (subcommittees meet more frequently).|
|Hawaii||No. Meetings were formerly quarterly, but are now held on a semi-annual basis.|
|Illinois||Not determined as of March 2008|
|Kansas||Not determined as of April 2008|
|Louisiana||Blue Ribbon Commission for Educational Excellence: Yes–the commission meets 5-6 times between the months of September to May.|
High School Redesign Commission: Yes–the commission's meeting schedule varies between 4-6 meetings a year.
|Maine||No information available as of May 2008.|
|Mississippi||Not determined as of May 2008|
|Missouri||Yes–council meeting monthly as of January 2008.|
|Nevada||Yes–council meeting monthly as of January 2008.|
|North Carolina||Yes. While the full Education Cabinet meets 1-3 times a year, an unofficial "kitchen cabinet"–comprised of one staff member supporting each cabinet member–meets every 6-8 weeks, as needed.|
|Oklahoma||Yes–steering committee meets monthly except when the legislature is in session.|
|Oregon||No. Joint boards meet at least once a year.|
|Pennsylvania||STEM: Governor’s Leadership Team meets biannually and the Design Team meets monthly. Regional STEM networks are currently creating their schedules.|
PASSHE Regional Councils: No. Regional councils meet at least biannually, but dates vary based on the needs of the partnerships.
|South Carolina||Yes–as of April 2008, the council is meeting monthly.|
|Tennessee||No. Council meets at least once a year.|
|Virginia||Yes–council meeting every other month as of April 2008.|
|Wisconsin||No. Council meets three times a year.|
|Wyoming||Yes–council meeting every other month as of April 2008.|
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