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For Immediate Release: January 28, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Arkansas State Board Member Mireya Reith to Chair Task Force on Career Education Alexandria, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce that Mireya Reith, a member of the Arkansas State Board of Education, has been appointed to […]

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For Immediate Release: January 28, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 West Virginia State Board Member William White Named to National Task Force on School Leadership Alexandria, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce that William “Bill” White, a member of the West Virginia State Board of Education, […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson is quoted in Center For Digital Education on the the Obama administration’s new student data privacy proposal. From Tanya Roscorla’s article: “…After Obama’s speech, leaders in several organizations said they were pleased to see California’s main student data privacy law held up as a model for the nation. California created […]

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For Immediate Release: January 12, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang renee.lang@nasbe.org 703-740-4841 NASBE Applauds Federal Efforts to Ensure Student Data Privacy and Encourage State Leadership Alexandria, Va. – National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Executive Director Kristen Amundson issued the following statement on the student data privacy proposals President Obama announced today at […]

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For Immediate Release: January 12, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703.740.4841 Barbara McKenna bmckenna@stanford.edu, 650.725.8600 Linda Darling-Hammond and Ace Parsi address key considerations for state policymakers reviewing performance assessments in a NASBE-SCOPE white paper. Alexandria, Va. — As employers and postsecondary institutions increasingly demand students and workers equipped with high-level skills, many states are exploring […]

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NASBE’s Ace Parsi pens a guest blog post on incorporating deeper learning in performance assessments for Getting Smart. A man is on his hands and knees, scanning the ground beneath a street lamp. His friend approaches and asks, “What are you doing?” “Looking for my keys,’ he responds. The friend pauses for a moment. “But […]

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For Immediate Release: January 8, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 New State Education Standard Explores Ways to Expand Access to Summer Learning Alexandria, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education today released the new issue of its journal, The State Education Standard, themed “Summer Learning: Engaging All Students.” The issue focuses on how […]

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Cannon, 703-740-4824 Arlington, VA—NASBE today announces a request for proposals for state stipends in four topic areas, plus the opportunity for a combined proposal that joins two or three of those topics: Common Core State Standards Next Generation Science Standards Deeper Learning School Leadership Connections (a combination of two or three of […]

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Cannon, (703) 740-4824, communications@nasbe.org NASBE Executive Director: Chairman Wheeler’s E-Rate Proposal a Critical Investment in Education Broadband Washington, DC—The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) issued the following statement on the E-rate proposal outlined today by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler: “Achieving educational equity and excellence […]

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Arlington, VA —The number of U.S. children with food allergies rose about 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. Nearly 6 million children, or 8 percent, have allergies, and young children are most affected. Eighteen percent of these children have experienced an allergic reaction while at school, and these reactions are sometimes fatal. It is crucial […]

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