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For Immediate Release: January 12, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang renee.lang@nasbe.org 703-740-4841 NASBE Applauds Federal Efforts to Ensure Student Data Privacy and Encourage State Leadership Alexandria, Va. – National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Executive Director Kristen Amundson issued the following statement on the student data privacy proposals President Obama announced today at […]

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For Immediate Release: January 12, 2015 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703.740.4841 Barbara McKenna bmckenna@stanford.edu, 650.725.8600 Linda Darling-Hammond and Ace Parsi address key considerations for state policymakers reviewing performance assessments in a NASBE-SCOPE white paper. Alexandria, Va. — As employers and postsecondary institutions increasingly demand students and workers equipped with high-level skills, many states are exploring […]

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NASBE’s Ace Parsi pens a guest blog post on incorporating deeper learning in performance assessments for Getting Smart. A man is on his hands and knees, scanning the ground beneath a street lamp. His friend approaches and asks, “What are you doing?” “Looking for my keys,’ he responds. The friend pauses for a moment. “But […]

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For Immediate Release: January 8, 2015 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 New State Education Standard Explores Ways to Expand Access to Summer Learning Alexandria, VA – The National Association of State Boards of Education today released the new issue of its journal, The State Education Standard, themed “Summer Learning: Engaging All Students.” The issue focuses on how […]

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Cannon, 703-740-4824 Arlington, VA—NASBE today announces a request for proposals for state stipends in four topic areas, plus the opportunity for a combined proposal that joins two or three of those topics: Common Core State Standards Next Generation Science Standards Deeper Learning School Leadership Connections (a combination of two or three of […]

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sharon Cannon, (703) 740-4824, communications@nasbe.org NASBE Executive Director: Chairman Wheeler’s E-Rate Proposal a Critical Investment in Education Broadband Washington, DC—The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) issued the following statement on the E-rate proposal outlined today by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler: “Achieving educational equity and excellence […]

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Arlington, VA —The number of U.S. children with food allergies rose about 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. Nearly 6 million children, or 8 percent, have allergies, and young children are most affected. Eighteen percent of these children have experienced an allergic reaction while at school, and these reactions are sometimes fatal. It is crucial […]

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The November 2014 elections are leading to changes in the membership of state boards of education across the country, and  significant shifts in state education policy are sure to follow. Read commentary by NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson here, accompanied by a state-by-state analysis of the elections.  

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October 23, 2014 Lord Selected to Lead National Association Arlington, VA — Mary Lord, vice president of the D.C. State Board of Education, was chosen to serve as president of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) in 2015 at its Annual Conference this month in Denver.  She has served as the association’s […]

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October 23, 2014 For Immediate Release: October 23, 2014 Contact: Sharon Cannon, (703) 740-4824, communications@nasbe.org McNiece Selected to Lead National Association Arlington, VA — James McNiece, a member of the Kansas State Board of Education and resident of Wichita, was chosen this month to be president-elect of the National Association of State Boards of Education […]

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