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For Immediate Release: April 18, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 States Can Refine Relicensure Policies and Teacher Preparation to Advance Deeper Learning Alexandria, VA — An effective, well-prepared teacher workforce is central to students’ mastery of deeper learning skills such as critical thinking and teamwork. Two new NASBE policy updates help state boards of […]

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For Immediate Release: March 15, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 States Can Support Novice Teachers through Strong Mentoring Policies Alexandria, VA — Teachers face many challenges in the first years of their careers. Without support and guidance from experienced, highly qualified teacher mentors, the demands of the classroom can overwhelm novice teachers. It comes […]

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NASBE members spent a fascinating two days in Washington, D.C., where they discussed a wide range of policy issues with some of the nation’s leading education experts. From the first session—an insider’s look at how federal policy gets made—to the Hill conversations with Sen. Johnny Isakson from Georgia and Rep. Bobby Scott from Virginia, we […]

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New Education Campaign Highlights State Leadership to Improve the Nation’s Schools States Leading will spotlight best practices and progress to ensure educational equity   Washington, D.C. (February 21, 2018) – States are pursuing innovative policies and using best practices to improve the nation’s schools, and a coalition of organizations representing America’s chief state school officers, […]

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For Immediate Release: February 15, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE President on Florida Tragedy Alexandria, VA – NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson today made this statement on the tragic high school shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida, yesterday: “The shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida yesterday is a […]

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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks applicants interested in receiving state stipends to participate in NASBE’s project, Building a Strong Early Care and Education (ECE) Workforce through Effective State Policies. In 2017, NASBE established a state early learning network. Led by state board members from New York, Iowa, Nebraska and Michigan, […]

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For Immediate Release: February 13, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841  NASBE Report: Wise Student Data Privacy Policies Bolster Personalized Learning Alexandria, VA – A new NASBE report argues that good student data privacy policies recognize the potential for personalized learning to accelerate student achievement while also guaranteeing safe, secure access to a predetermined, […]

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 State Boards Can Be Key Players in Improving Early Childhood Education Alexandria, VA — Recognizing the importance of early childhood education (ECE), federal and state governments have been investing billions of dollars to serve the nation’s youngest children. Yet many children still enter elementary […]

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For Immediate Release: January 10, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s Standard Explores 30 Years of Early Childhood Education Policymaking and Next Steps Alexandria, VA – The impact of early childhood education is undeniable. Recent studies indicate that programs for children under five can significantly decrease special education placement and grade retention, close […]

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For Immediate Release: January 8, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 NASBE President on No Child Left Behind Anniversary Alexandria, VA – NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson issued this statement on the No Child Left Behind Act’s sixteenth anniversary: Sixteen years ago, President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act into law. That […]

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