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For Immediate Release: June 14, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson to Retire Alexandria, VA – After five years at the helm of the National Association of State Boards of Education, NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson has announced she will retire at the end of the year. NASBE’s […]

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For Immediate Release: May 24, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 State Boards Can Support a Diverse Early Childhood Workforce for Dual Language Learners Alexandria, VA – As the ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity of U.S. classrooms for young children continues to increase, it is more important than ever for early childhood educators to be […]

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For Immediate Release: May 18, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 NASBE President on Texas School Shooting Alexandria, VA – NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson today made this statement on the horrific school shooting that occurred in Santa Fe, Texas: “Our hearts go out to those in Santa Fe, Texas. Keeping our children safe […]

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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002  NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores School Turnaround Strategies Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) offers state policymakers an opportunity to reset how they address low-performing schools. States can capitalize on the added flexibility under ESSA and approaches already adopted in many […]

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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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