Governors Focus on High School Forty-two of the nation's governors come to Washington to demand more funding for education at the National Education Summit. At issue are the costs many states are incurring in their attempts to follow the No Child Left Behind Act.
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Governors Discuss Business, Education at Summit

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Governors Discuss Business, Education at Summit

Governors Discuss Business, Education at Summit

Governors Discuss Business, Education at Summit

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Microsoft founder Bill Gates. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent nearly $1 billion building new high schools and altering existing ones. National Governors Association hide caption

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Forty-two governors spent the weekend focusing on strategies to improve high school education. The National Governors Association held the summit with leaders from the business world, many of whom say the lack of trained, well-educated workers is making their companies less competitive.