For Immediate Release: April 1, 2015

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New NASBE Analysis Urges Policymakers to ‘Balance the Imperative of Protection with…

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For Immediate Release: March 12, 2015

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NASBE Report Suggests Ways State Policymakers Can Get More Students Invested in Learni…

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For Immediate Release: March 10, 2015

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NASBE Supports New Student Data Privacy Principles
Alexandria, VA – The National A…

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For Immediate Release: January 8, 2015

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New State Education Standard Explores Ways to Expand Access to Summer Learning

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For Immediate Release: January 12, 2015

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Barbara McKenna, 650.725.8600
Linda Darling-Hammond and Ac…

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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.

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.

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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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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