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Last year, more than 57,000 incidents of aggressive conduct were reported in public schools in West Virginia — about 1,000 fewer than the previous year.
In addition, the number of out-of-school suspensions decreased by 30,000 from 2011 to 2012.

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This Week in the State Ed SmartBrief: Kansas State Board of Education approves Next Generation Science Standards; North Carolina State Board adopts new rules with three paths to graduation; Utah State Board calls for legislative session to deal with school grading system; more… View Full Post

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Arlington, VA — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) awarded grants to three state boards of education to revise and implement new state student discipline policies that limit the use of out-of-school punishments. The grant awards will support policy efforts in Georgia, Michigan, and West Virginia through early 2014. The grants are […]

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This week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Kentucky State Board of Education adopts the Next Generation Science Standards; New Jersey takes over Camden City schools; Senate Democrats offer NCLB reauthorization bill; more… View Full Post

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On May 13, 2013, NASBE sent a letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Appropriations Subcommittee, and Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS), ranking member of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee, for greater investments in education […]

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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Wyoming State Board of Education considers education director choices; State Board in Virginia looks at testing waiver applications; Data show increased enrollment in advanced math and science classes; Court rules Colorado does not have to change its funding formula; more… View Full Post

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Vermont State Board of Education 120 State Street Montpelier, VT 05620 Vermont Secretary of Education The Vermont State Board of Education is conducting a national search for a Secretary to lead the Vermont Agency of Education as a cabinet-level appointee of the Governor. The individual shall be a proven leader with a strong record of […]

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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Maryland State Board of Education adopts new policies to protect students from head injuries; State board in Massachusetts supports conditions for charter expansion; Three more states get NCLB waivers; more… View Full Post

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This Week in the NASBE State Ed SmartBrief: Colorado adopts new competency-based graduation requirements; Utah State Board of Education calls on lawmakers to support common core; Is E-Rate outdated?; more… View Full Post

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NASBE policy update from September 2012 cited as source in article that examines what states teach cursive writing and how it is taught in New Jersey. View Full Article

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