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For Immediate Release: May 26, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Issues Statement on Proposed ESSA Accountability Regulations Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Education issued proposed regulations to implement the accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). At a roundtable discussion hosted by the […]

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For Immediate Release: May 26, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Policy Update Highlights 2016 Trends in Data Privacy Legislation Alexandria, Va. – State legislatures in 2016 considered 185 bills on student privacy, many with significant new language and protections for students, according to a new NASBE Policy Update released today. Eighteen of […]

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The Center for Digital Education/Government Technology talks with Kristen Amundson about the Spring 2016 issue of The State Education Standard: “The May issue of The State Education Standard is the scholastic world’s cue to do two things: use data and start whistling a different tune. Kristen Amundson, executive director of the National Association of State […]

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For Immediate Release: May 17, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Launches Online State Policy Database of College, Career, and Civic Readiness Regulations Governing Education Systems across the United States Alexandria, Va. – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce the launch of its State Policy Database, […]

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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores the Power of Data in Education Alexandria, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education today released the newest issue of its journal, The State Education Standard, which looks at how states can leverage “the power […]

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*Sponsored Announcement* The Alabama State Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the position of State Superintendent of Education due to the retirement effective April 1, 2016, of Dr. Thomas R. Bice, former State Superintendent of Education. The State Superintendent of Education shall be a person of good moral character, with academic and professional education […]

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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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