For Immediate Release: September 15, 2015
Contact: Renée Rybak Lang,, 703-740-4841
NASBE’s State Education Standard Urges State Policymakers to Take Fresh Look at…

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Join us October 22-24, 2015, in Baltimore, Maryland for NASBE’s Annual Conference 2015: States Charting a Course for Change.
Dynamic speakers will cover hot topics as standards and assess…

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In “Advancing School Discipline Reform,” American Research Institute researchers Greta Colombi and David Osher explore the latest research about punitive school discipline and zero-toler…

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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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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: Advancing School Discipline Reform (August 2015)

Policy Update: "Responding to Opt Out Requests: The Opportunity for State Boards" (July 2015)

Policy Update: "Trends in State Legislation on Student Data Privacy" (June 205)

Policy Update: “Will New Teacher Equity Plans Get Closer to the Mark? (May 2015)

Policy Update: “A Tale of Two Federal Student Data Privacy Bills” (May 2015)

Science Standards Readiness: New Science Standards: A Readiness Assessment for State Boards of Education (April 2015)

Policy Update: Regulating Student Data Privacy: Don't Throw the Baby out with the Bathwater (April 2015)

Study Group Report: A State of Engagement: NASBE Study Group on Student Engagement. (March 2015)

Policy White Paper: Performance Assessments: How State Policy Can Advance Assessments for 21st Century Learning (January 2015)

State Education Governance: What's the makeup of state boards across the country? What do they have authority over? Learn more in this State-by-State Matrix. (January 2015)

The State Education Standard: “Summer Learning: Engaging All Students.” (January 2015)
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