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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: California State Board adopts the Next Generation Science Standards; New York schools now have authority to address cyberbullying; Some standardized tests take on different meaning in Minnesota; more… View Full Post

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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Process for electing state board could undergo changes in Utah; New high-school diploma approved by state board in Colorado; Report highlights transition to common core assessments; more… View Full Post

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On the Road #3 – The Plan (Arizona) According to the laws of Arizona, the state board of education is directed to “Determine the policy and work undertaken by it.” In other words, as a body whose existence is spelled out in the state’s constitution, the board has both the opportunity and the responsibility for […]

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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Missouri State Board approves changes in oversight of struggling schools; Tennessee links teacher licenses to student test scores; Almost two-thirds of Americans have never heard of the Common Core State Standards; Pennsylvania gets NCLB waiver; more… View Full Post

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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Kansas State Board addresses concerns over student privacy; Ohio state board may investigate cursive writing standards; Utah links some school funding to students’ reading proficiency; more… View Full Post

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This week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Utah State Board votes to transfer management of education trust; Florida board hires an interim state chief; Iowa State Board rejects stricter school start-date proposal; Eight California districts get NCLB waivers; more… View Full Post

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Arlington, VA — Mary Lord, a member of the District of Columbia State Board of Education, was voted president-elect of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). Lord will begin her term of office as president-elect in January 2014 and then serve as president of the association in 2015. The membership also elected […]

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Arlington, VA — Even as most states work hard to implement the Common Core State Standards in math and English language arts, much remains to be done in the way of aligned assessments, educator support, and continued evaluation of the standards’ broader impact on other policies. The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) […]

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On the Road to the New State Board Member Institute I had no idea my first slide was going to turn out to be a laugh line. Let me explain: When you give a lot of speeches, you pretty much know when people are going to laugh. So as I prepared my presentation to board […]

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Jeff Charbonneau, 2013 National Teacher of the Year, received a standing ovation for his keynote remarks on Sunday at the National Association of State Boards of Education Annual Conference in Arlington, Va., where he implored members of the education community to maintain a focus on teaching “students of all backgrounds, all abilities to be successful […]

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