The November 2014 elections are leading to changes in the membership of state boards of education across the country, and  significant shifts in state education policy are sure to follow…

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October 23, 2014
Lord Selected to Lead National Association
Arlington, VA — Mary Lord, vice president of the D.C. State Board of Education, was chosen to serve as president of the Nation…

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NASBE’s 2014 annual conference was themed: “Leaders Learning From Leaders.” Dynamic speakers covered such hot topics as standards, new accountability models, student discipline polici…

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson pens an op-ed in The Detroit News on the importance of legislatures and state boards working together to raise student achievement.

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2014 Election Results

The November 2014 elections are leading to changes in the membership of state boards of education across the country, and  significant shifts in state education policy are sure to follow. Read commentary by NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson here, accompanied by a state-by-state analysis of the elections.


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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.

Our newest set of resources (April 2014) includes:

acceptThe latest issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard on “A Deeper Look at Deeper Learning”;

accepta Discussion Guide on “Anaphylaxis and Schools: Developing Policies for Treating Students with Severe Allergic Reactions”;

accepta State Innovations on “The Maryland State Board’s Path after the Adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards”;

accepta Commentary by Washington State Supt. Randy Dorn on “Why My State Adopted the Next Generation Science Standards”; and

accepta Policy Update on “The Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.”
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