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   NASBE Members Learn from Leaders at Annual Conference   DENVER—Oct. 17, 2014—Inspiring words, backed up with examples of strong action, took center stage today at the National Association of State Boards of Education annual conference. Aneesh Chopra, the first U.S. chief technology officer, implored state board members to “liberate the data” created in education […]

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State Education Leaders Look to Peers for Help Navigating Tough Issues at Start of NASBE Annual Conference   DENVER—Oct. 16, 2014—The largest annual gathering of members of state education boards began three days of meetings discussing everything from Common Core State Standards to health policies. One expert described it as a year of “major transitions” […]

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October 23, 2014 For Immediate Release: October 23, 2014 Contact: Sharon Cannon, (703) 740-4824, communications@nasbe.org Dr. Henry Elected to Board of National Association Arlington, VA —Samuel Henry, a member of the Oregon State Board of Education since 2010, was elected as Western Area Director of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) this […]

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Education Week‘s Alyson Klein covered the NASBE Annual Conference session on turnaround schools. An excerpt from “Promise, Challenges Seen in Use of Federal Turnaround Aid”: Connecticut, like many other states, didn’t get nearly as much transformational change in schools as officials there had hoped from the Obama administration’s multibillion-dollar School Improvement Grant program. Still, the […]

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October 23, 2014 For Immediate Release: October 23, 2014 Contact: Sharon Cannon, (703) 740-4824, communications@nasbe.org Taylor Elected to Board of National Association Arlington, VA —Allan Taylor, a member of the Connecticut State Board of Education since 1994, was elected as Northeast Area Director of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) this month […]

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*Sponsored Announcement* The Kansas State Department of Education and Kansas State Board of Education seek a highly qualified Commissioner of Education. The board wishes to have the successful candidate assume the responsibilities of the position prior to January 1, 2015. The candidate must have the background, skills, and abilities essential for excellence in educational leadership. […]

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For Immediate Release: September 3, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Names Francis Eberle as Deputy Executive Director Arlington, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce Francis Eberle has been named as the organization’s deputy executive director. Eberle is being promoted from within the organization, […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson is quoted on the practical implications of a new pediatrics study that indicates later school start times are better for kids’ health and academic achievement. In an Associated Press story: “Pediatrician’s RX for Schools: Later Start Times” by Lindsey Tanner “‘The issue is really cost,’ said Kristen Amundson, executive director of the […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson pens an op-ed in The Detroit News on the importance of legislatures and state boards working together to raise student achievement. From the Op-ed: The U.S. education system recently received a report card from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a think tank for developed countries. America’s grades weren’t […]

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For Immediate Release: August 13, 2014 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, reneerl@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Brings on Robert Hull to Direct College, Career, and Civic Readiness Work Arlington, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce Robert Hull has joined as director of the organization’s college, career, and civic readiness […]

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