For Immediate Release: March 21, 2017

Contact: Renée Rybak Lang,, 703-740-4841

Alexandria, VA – Today the National Association of State Boards of Education (NAS…

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Registration now OPEN!

When:  June 9-10, 2017 (adjourn by noon on Saturday)

Where: Arlington, Virginia

Hotel Information: Renaissance Arlington Capital…

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In April and September, states will file comprehensive plans for how they will spend federal funding under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Although state education agencies (SEAs) hav…

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This NASBE policy update identifies five common challenges in engaging this extensive list of stakeholders, and highlights several promising practices states are using to address them.

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For Immediate Release: January 10, 2016
Contact: Renée Rybak Lang,, 703-740-4841
NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores the Role State Boards of Education Play i…

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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.


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: School Surveillance: The Consequences for Equity and Privacy (October 2016)

State Innovation: Kansas Loops Stakeholders In on Conversation about K-12 Policy (October 2016)

Policy Update: Early Care and Education Legislation in 2016 (October 2016)

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)


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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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