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*Sponsored Announcement* The Kansas State Department of Education and Kansas State Board of Education seek a highly qualified Commissioner of Education. The board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position prior to January 1, 2015. The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. […]

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For Immediate Release: September 3, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Names Francis Eberle as Deputy Executive Director Arlington, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce Francis Eberle has been named as the organization’s deputy executive director. Eberle is being promoted from within the organization, […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson is quoted on the practical implications of a new pediatrics study that indicates later school start times are better for kids’ health and academic achievement. In an Associated Press story: “Pediatrician’s RX for Schools: Later Start Times” by Lindsey Tanner “‘The issue is really cost,’ said Kristen Amundson, executive director of the […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson pens an op-ed in The Detroit News on the importance of legislatures and state boards working together to raise student achievement. From the Op-ed: The U.S. education system recently received a report card from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a think tank for developed countries. America’s grades weren’t […]

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For Immediate Release: August 13, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Brings on Robert Hull to Direct College, Career, and Civic Readiness Work Arlington, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce Robert Hull has joined as director of the organization’s college, career, and civic readiness […]

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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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