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For Immediate Release: April 17, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Delaware’s Gregory B. Coverdale Elected to NASBE Board of Directors Alexandria, VA — Gregory B. Coverdale, Jr., a member of the Delaware State Board of Education, has been appointed to NASBE’s board of directors. Coverdale, who joined the Delaware State Board of Education […]

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For Immediate Release: April 16, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org 703.740.4841 New NASBE Resource Guides States through Science Standards Adoption Alexandria, Va. – Implementing, revising, adapting, or adopting new academic standards is a significant undertaking that requires extensive support, planning, and resources. Where do state policymakers begin? A new NASBE resource, New Science Standards: […]

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For Immediate Release: April 13, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, renee.lang@nasbe.org NASBE Statement on Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 Alexandria, VA – National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Executive Director Kristen Amundson today made this statement regarding the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (ECAA), the proposed update to the Elementary […]

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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks nominations for its 2016 Board of Directors, and area directors. The deadline for board nominations is June 8, 2015. 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 education for all children. Two […]

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For Immediate Release: April 7, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, renee.lang@nasbe.org NASBE Announces 2015 Stipend Grantees to Advance Policy Work in School Leadership, Common Core, Deeper Learning, and Next Generation Science Standards Alexandria, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded stipends to five state and territorial boards of education—Delaware, […]

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For Immediate Release: April 1, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 New NASBE Analysis Urges Policymakers to ‘Balance the Imperative of Protection with Innovation’ in Setting Student Data Privacy Policies Alexandria, Va. – Last week, Reps. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and Luke Messer (R-Ind.) announced plans for new federal legislation that would ensure third-party vendors […]

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NASBE Director of Education Data and Technology Amelia Vance discusses the prospects of new federal legislation on student data privacy with FedScoop’s Corinne Letsch. From Letsch’s article: “…Amelia Vance, director of education data and technology for the National Association of State Boards of Education, said the basic framework of the bill — strengthening safeguards around student data […]

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NASBE Deeper Learning Director Ace Parsi guest blogs on Getting Smart about our recent study group report on student engagement. Also read Parsi’s Education Week blog commentary. Imagine if we built a theme park—including the water slide, roller coaster, and all the other bells and whistles—and no one showed up. Or, imagine if you worked for […]

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For Immediate Release: March 12, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Report Suggests Ways State Policymakers Can Get More Students Invested in Learning Education is a $600 billion-a-year enterprise, but the investments states make in education will not benefit students unless they are physically and mentally present in the classroom. Too many students […]

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For Immediate Release: March 10, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Supports New Student Data Privacy Principles Alexandria, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has joined more than two dozen leading national education organizations in signing onto the Principles for Using and Safeguarding Students’ Personal Information. NASBE was […]

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