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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks nominations for its 2017 Board of Directors, and area directors. The deadline for board nominations is June 8, 2016. Please read the guidelines for nominating a colleague to NASBE’s Board of Directors. Each year, NASBE recognizes distinguished leaders for their contributions to improving education for […]

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For Immediate Release: April 18, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Statement on RAND Teacher Study: States Must Commit to Improving Teacher Supports Alexandria, Va. – Today the RAND Corporation released its anticipated survey of thousands of American teachers, shedding light on several key areas where states can help teachers engage in instruction that […]

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For Immediate Release: April 14, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 States Can Streamline Tests before ESSA Goes into Effect Alexandria, VA – Before the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) goes into full effect in fall 2017, state boards of education can take advantage of existing authority and funding offered under No Child Left […]

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EdScoop’s Corinne Lestch writes about the new Education Leaders Report, “Policymaking on Education Data Privacy: Lessons Learned.” From Corinne Lestch’s story: Congress is currently considering seven bills on the topic, and there have been more than 100 bills introduced in about 38 states, according to the Data Quality Campaign, a nonprofit based in Washington. Now, the Every […]

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The Journal’s Dian Schaffhauser writes about NASBE’s Education Leaders Report, “Policymaking on Education Data Privacy: Lessons Learned.” From Dian Schaffhauser’s story: Last year 187 bills in 48 states were introduced that touch on some aspect of student data privacy, up from 110 in the previous year; 34 states have passed new laws on student data privacy; and the United […]

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Education Week’s Daarel Burnette II writes about the NASBE Legislative Conference and the new Policy Update, “Take It Off the Consent Agenda: Nine Questions State Boards of Education Should Ask about State Assessment Systems.” From Daarel Burnette II’s story: The work of coming up with accountability plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act took center stage as […]

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For Immediate Release: April 5, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 State Boards Urged to Ask Nine Questions before Choosing State Assessment Washington, DC — Over the next 18 months, states will be making major decisions about their state assessment system. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives states important flexibility in how and when […]

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Education Week’s Benjamin Herold writes about the new Education Leaders Report, “Policymaking on Education Data Privacy: Lessons Learned.” From Benjamin Herold’s story: State boards of education can play a number of significant roles in protecting student data privacy, from direct oversight to public communications to federal advocacy, according to a new report from their national membership […]

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For Immediate Release: April 4, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-244-9954 NASBE Report Outlines Seven Lessons for Policymakers Mulling State Data Privacy Legislation Washington, DC – In the past three years, policymakers in almost every state have considered laws to ensure the safety of student data, and the US Congress is considering seven bills […]

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For Immediate Release: March 31, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 ESSA Provides Opportunity for States to Ensure Coherence across Education Policies Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives state boards of education a new opportunity to evaluate, improve and align policies aimed at enhancing student learning and achievement. A new […]

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