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For Immediate Release: July 31, 2014 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703.740.4841 Three New NASBE Resources Help State Boards Craft Better Policies to Leverage Blended Learning Innovations Arlington, Va. — Blended learning, an innovative, personalized education model that combines online learning with traditional instruction is gaining interest across the country. The goal is simple: accelerate student […]

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For Immediate Release: July 29, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org  NASBE Awards Grant to West Virginia to Promote School Climate and Safety    Arlington, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded a $5,000 grant to the West Virginia Board of Education to support efforts that strengthen its […]

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For Immediate Release: July 23, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Arlington, Va. — Open Society Institute-Baltimore, and its director, Diana Morris, are being honored this year by NASBE’s Board of Directors with the organization’s 2014 Friend of Education Award. The national award is given annually to an individual or organization whose contributions to education […]

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For Immediate Release: July 22, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Arlington, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce that state education leaders from Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Illinois will be awarded NASBE’s 2014 Distinguished Service Award. The national award is given annually to state board […]

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For Immediate Release: July 22, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Arlington, Va. – Terry Holliday, Kentucky’s highly-regarded commissioner of education, has been named the 2014 Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). The honor is given annually to a national or state policymaker in recognition […]

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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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