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For Immediate Release: July 17, 2017 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 NASBE Issues Statement on Title II Cuts in House Budget Proposal Alexandria, VA —National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) President/CEO Kristen Amundson issued this statement on the recent House budget proposal: “Given the vital role our teachers and school leaders play in […]

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For Immediate Release: July 12, 2017 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 State Board Policy Can Play Key Role in Supporting Students of Military Families Alexandria, VA — With thousands of U.S. troops still stationed in Afghanistan and other posts, the nation’s armed forces continue to make significant sacrifices. So do their families. A new NASBE […]

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For Immediate Release: June 29, 2017 Contact: Renee Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 States Can Leverage ESSA to Improve Student Mental Health Services Alexandria, VA — Positive school climate has been linked to higher test scores, graduation rates, and fewer disciplinary referrals. Yet state policy discussions on student supports often fail to address a key lever for […]

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This blog post was originally published by New America and the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO). High-quality early learning requires a high-quality workforce with specialized knowledge and skills. To better support this under-resourced and complex workforce, state education agencies (SEAs) and state boards of education can use their policy levers to investigate and influence […]

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For Immediate Release: June 13, 2017 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, renee.lang@nasbe.org NASBE Builds an Alliance of Network States to Strengthen Early Childhood Education Workforce Alexandria, Va. – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded four states—Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, and New York—grants totaling $14,000 each over two years to investigate and […]

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For Immediate Release: May 24, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Outlines Fifth Indicator Opportunities for State Boards to Ensure Student Success under ESSA Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) paved the way for states to create holistic accountability systems that measure school quality and student success by means other […]

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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2017  Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841  NASBE’s State Education Standard Analyzes Ways to Align a Standards-Based System  Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives state boards of education an opportunity to reevaluate, improve, and align policies that ensure high levels of learning for all students. The […]

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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks applicants for state stipends under NASBE’s project, Deeper Learning: Education for the 21st Century. The purpose of the stipend award is to support states in their work to identify, develop and align policies for a comprehensive state education system centered on deeper learning. The project […]

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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks nominations for its 2018 Board of Directors, including area directors, chair-elect, and secretary-treasurer. The deadline for board nominations is May 25, 2017. 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 […]

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For Immediate Release: March 21, 2017 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Alexandria, VA – Today the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) released its anticipated State Board Insight database, a platform for tracking trends in state boards’ agendas and actions each month. With timely analysis, detailed data, and spotlights on state strategies, […]

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