“School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and Privacy,” examines the benefits and potential problems posed by school surveillance. It suggests six principles to guide state polic…

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This NASBE report takes a detailed look at ESSA provisions pertaining to early childhood education and suggests ways states boards of education can turn those opportunities into action.

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For Immediate Release: September 12, 2016
Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841
NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores the ‘Future of Schools’

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Join us October 19-22, 2016, in Kansas City, Missouri, for NASBE’s Annual Conference 2016: State Leadership for Student Success.

The Annual Conference is the largest gathering of st…

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With the recent major changes in US education policy, many state boards of education are discovering unprecedented new leadership opportunities. To best support the work and address the info…

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The National Association of State Boards of Education exists to serve and strengthen State Boards of Education in their pursuit of high levels of academic achievement for all students.

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This year’s Annual Conference will take place at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center.

Online registration is closed. Interested parties may still register on-site, however.

Learn more about 2016 registration fees.


NASBE publishes an array of reports, periodicals, and e-publications that are widely recognized and used throughout the education system by state and local policymakers, administrators, universities, teachers, parents, and students.
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NASBE frequently hosts webinars for our members. Webinars may cover presentations on key education issues, member-only briefings, collaborations via whiteboards, or video chats. All webinars are recorded and archived for later viewing.


New Resources

NASBE serves as a rich source of information for its members, producing original, timely information on education’s most pressing issues. The information includes education research and analysis, federal legislative updates, tips on effective policymaking, coverage of education reform efforts across the nation, and other vital resource documents.

Education Leaders Report: Opportunities in ESSA for Improving Early Education (October 2016)

State Innovation: Preparing Computer Science Teachers in Maryland and Arkansas (September 2016)

State Education Standard: The Future of Schools (September 2016)

Policy Update Series: ESSA and At-Risk Student Populations: A NASBE Policy Update Series (August 2016)

Study Group Report: Educating Students in Rural America: Capitalizing on Strengths, Overcoming Barriers (July 2016)

Policy Update: States Move toward Computer Science Standards (June 2016)

Policy Update: State Strategies for Summer Nutrition (June 2016)

Policy Update: New Opportunities to Support Student Health under ESSA (June 2016)

Policy Update: Career Readiness and CTE in a Post-NCLB World (June 2016)

Policy Update: Trends in Student Data Privacy Bills in 2016 (May 2016)

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New Members

Congratulations. You have joined a select group of education policymakers who are responsible for providing a lay voice and perspective in public education governance.

As a new member of a state board of education, you have a lot of ground to cover, and NASBE is here to help you navigate this new experience. Welcome to the experience of state boards, welcome to NASBE.

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