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For Immediate Release: September 20, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Alexandria, VA — Kristen Amundson, executive director of NASBE, has issued this statement in response to a recent USA Today story about the organization’s relationship with Mylan Specialty. “NASBE serves as an unbiased source of information for its members, producing evidence-based, timely information […]

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For Immediate Release: September 16, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Commends Senator Hatch and Senator Bennet on CTE Innovations Bill Alexandria, Va. – Kris Amundson, executive director of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), issued the following statement expressing support for Senator Orrin Hatch and Senator Michael Bennet’s proposed career and technical education […]

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For Immediate Release: September 15, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Maryland, Arkansas Seen as Leaders in Ensuring Access to Qualified Computer Science Teachers Alexandria, Va. – Successful implementation of computer science standards may hinge on one thing: teacher capacity. Without enough qualified teachers and the resources to support them, states will be hard […]

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For Immediate Release: September 12, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores the ‘Future of Schools’ Alexandria, VA – The new issue of NASBE’s journal, The State Education Standard, is boldly themed “The Future of Schools.” It challenges state policymakers and others to imagine a range of possible futures in […]

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For Immediate Release: August 30, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Jonathon Dworkin, 302.577.5260, Jonathon.Dworkin@state.de.us Delaware Governor Jack Markell Honored as NASBE Policy Leader of the Year Alexandria, Va. – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to honor Delaware Governor Jack Markell as its 2016 Policy Leader of Year. […]

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For Immediate Release: August 24, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Series Outlines State Boards’ Opportunities to Address Challenges of At-Risk Student Populations Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) gives state policymakers new responsibility and increased flexibility to improve and align policies that accommodate specific student populations, including migrant youth and […]

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For Immediate Release: August 18, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org State Board of Education Members Rosie Hussey, Kenneth Willard, and Patricia Willoughby Receive National Public Service Award Alexandria, Va. — The National Association for State Boards of Education is pleased to announce that state education leaders from Iowa, Kansas, and North Carolina have […]

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With the recent major changes in US education policy, many state boards of education are discovering unprecedented new leadership opportunities. To best support the work and address the information needs of state boards, NASBE is asking for your help. NASBE has partnered with Edge Research to survey state board of education members and staff. Your […]

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For Immediate Release: August 17, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Guam Foundation for Public Education Named NASBE’s 2016 ‘Friend of Education’ Alexandria, Va. — The Guam Foundation for Public Education Inc. is being honored this year as NASBE’s 2016 “Friend of Education.” This national award is given annually to an individual or organization […]

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For Immediate Release: August 16, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, reneerl@nasbe.org Michigan Board Member Kathleen Straus Honored for Unwavering Commitment to Education Alexandria, Va. – Kathleen N. Straus, a member of the Michigan State Board of Education for nearly 25 years, will receive NASBE’s David Kysilko Award for her steadfast dedication to state boards of […]

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