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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks nominations for its 2018 Board of Directors, including area directors, chair-elect, and secretary-treasurer. The deadline for board nominations is May 25, 2017. Please read the guidelines for nominating a colleague to NASBE’s Board of Directors. Each year, NASBE recognizes distinguished leaders for their contributions to improving […]

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For Immediate Release: March 21, 2017 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Alexandria, VA – Today the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) released its anticipated State Board Insight database, a platform for tracking trends in state boards’ agendas and actions each month. With timely analysis, detailed data, and spotlights on state strategies, […]

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For Immediate Release: March 20, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Analysis Outlines Seven Questions State Boards Should Ask before State Plans for ESSA Are Submitted Alexandria, Va. — In April and September, states will file comprehensive plans for how they will spend federal funding under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Although […]

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For Immediate Release: February 7, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Alexandria, VA — The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) President/CEO Kristen Amundson issued the following statement: “NASBE has had a productive working relationship with every U.S. secretary of […]

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For Immediate Release: January 19, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Alexandria, VA—The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires state education agencies (SEAs) to collaborate on their state plans for implementation with school districts, civil rights organizations, principals, teachers, “other school leaders,” parents, and many others. A new NASBE report, “ESSA Stakeholder Engagement: Early […]

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For Immediate Release: January 10, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores the Role State Boards of Education Play in Public Charter Schooling Alexandria, VA – As President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos for education secretary is vetted on Capitol Hill, NASBE’s new issue of its journal, […]

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For Immediate Release: December 5, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 State Boards Can Boost Quality of Early Education Workforce through Policy Alexandria, VA – Although children’s earliest years are widely acknowledged as critical for achievement in school and in life, the bar for joining the US preschool workforce is low. One-third of preschool […]

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For Immediate Release: November 28, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Issues Statement on Final ESSA Accountability Regulations Alexandria, VA – Kristen Amundson, president/CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), issued this statement on the final accountability regulations for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) released today: “NASBE appreciates the […]

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For Immediate Release: November 17, 2016 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, 703-740-4841 NASBE Post-Election Analysis: State Board Composition to Change Significantly in 2017 Alexandria, VA—A new NASBE policy update released today examines how the impact of the 2016 election—one generally acknowledged to be a “change” election— on state boards of education, some of whom are elected […]

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For Immediate Release: October 27, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841   NASBE Membership Elects New Leaders to Its Board of Directors Jay Barth of Arkansas Will Serve as Chair of NASBE’s Board of Directors, John Kelly of Mississippi Becomes NASBE Chair in 2018 Alexandria, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of […]

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