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For Immediate Release: July 11, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Praises FCC’s Push to Ensure E-Rate Funding to Connect Classrooms Across the Country Arlington, Va. – National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Executive Director Kristen Amundson today praised the FCC for establishing meaningful new broadband goals for the nation’s schools and for ensuring […]

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For Immediate Release: June 30, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org  Arlington, VA — The National Association of State Boards of Education is deeply concerned about the inaccuracies in a story written by an intern at National Review Online and published without any effort to contact our organization. The story, “Was Oklahoma’s Repeal of […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson pens an op-ed in The Hill with CoSN CEO Keith Krueger. From the Op-ed:  As another school year winds down and our students gear up for their summer break, school systems nationwide are already preparing for a major shift beginning next fall: the implementation of new technology-powered assessments. Fostering the success […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson was interviewed by several media outlets about Oklahoma’s House Bill 3399. In Education Week: “Common-Core Repeal Bill Faces a Potential Constitutional Problem” by Andrew Ujifusa “…Kristen Amundson, the executive director of NASBE, said in an interview that while legislatures have a great deal of power, when it comes to altering the […]

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For Immediate Release: June 4, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Arlington, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded grants to two state boards of education — Oregon and Virginia — to strengthen their capacity to adopt and implement policies that promote positive school discipline and limit punitive and […]

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For Immediate Release: May 21, 2014 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703.740.4841 Arlington, Va. – Across the country, millions of children attend public school every year. Their parents likely went to public school too, as do the vast majority of Americans. But attending public school, or even working in education, isn’t the same as knowing […]

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In The State Education Agency: At the Helm, Not the Oar, Andy Smarick and Juliet Squires do a great job explaining the challenges state education agencies face when they try to make lasting reforms. But as they advocate for smaller SEAs that do most of their work through contracts and partnerships, they ignored a significant […]

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*Sponsored Announcement* The West Virginia Board of Education seeks an individual with successful professional experience and a proven record of managing effective education reform, or comparable leadership initiatives, to administer the West Virginia Department of Education and lead the state’s primary and secondary schools.  The salary will be in the range of $225,000, plus an […]

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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks nominations for its 2015 Board of Directors, and regional officers. The deadline for board nominations is June 3, 2014. Please read the guidelines for nominating a colleague to NASBE’s Board of Directors. Each year, NASBE recognizes distinguished leaders for their contributions to our nation’s education reform efforts. […]

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For Immediate Release: April 14, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Arlington, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded stipends to six state and territorial boards of education — Delaware, the District of Columbia, Guam, Kentucky, Maine, and West Virginia — to advance state education reform work in […]

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