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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) will host its 2013 annual conference right outside of our nation’s capital. This year’s event continues in the spirit of our 2012 study group report Born in Another Time: Ensuring Educational Technology Meets the Needs of Students Today – and Tomorrow, as it focuses on the needs of […]

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This week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Massachusetts State Board places one of Boston’s oldest charters on probation; Georgia board, governor remove local school board members; Thousands of teaching jobs may be lost to sequestration; Teachers call for greater support with common core; more… View Full Post 

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HAYS CONSOLIDATED Independent school DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT POSITION PROFILE Hays Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) is seeking a superintendent to lead the district to the next level of academic achievement and meet the challenges of steady district growth and change.  Hays CISD is located in North Central Hays County to the south of Austin, Texas on […]

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The Annual Legislative Policy Forum is where we connect with key Congressional education leadership, discuss issues with senior staff at the U.S. Department of Education, and work with colleagues on state-specific education issues. Online Registration is Now Open: Register Here. 2013 Annual Legislative Policy Forum Agenda: View Agenda Here. [notice type="information" title="Annual Legislative Policy Forum […]

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This week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: State Board in Ohio nearly set to choose new chief; Alabama state board renews superintendent’s contract; Indiana lawmakers consider bill to make state school takeovers easier; more… View Full Post

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SCHOOL-BASED POLICIES HELP STUDENTS MEET DAILY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS — Mandatory daily physical education could help increase students’ daily amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity by 23 minutes, which is a third of the recommended amount. These are the findings of a new study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Active Living Research, published in […]

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This week in the State Ed SmartBrief: Kansas State Board of Education adopts new seclusion and restraint rules; State board in North Carolina calls for end to corporal punishment; Test scores get additional weight in some Maryland teacher evaluations; more… View Full Post

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Arlington, VA — A statement by Patrick A. Guida, President of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), on President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address: “It was gratifying to hear the President stress the desire of the Administration to work with states in growing preschool programs nationwide. NASBE members recognize […]

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This week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Wyoming state board starts search for state chief; Third-graders’ reading ability a legislative target in 32 states; more… View Full Post

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THE PRINCIPAL AS LEADER: AN OVERVIEW Education research shows that most school variables, considered separately, have at most small effects on learning. The real payoff comes when individual variables combine to reach critical mass. Creating the conditions under which that can occur is the job of the principal. For more than a decade, The Wallace […]

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