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Our news feed is a collection of announcements and updates from NASBE, in addition to the latest articles from Healthline Review, Headline Review, NASBE in the News, Federal Updates and Study Group Reports.

For Immediate Release: January 31, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 New NASBE Database Tracks State School Health Policies Related to Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model Alexandria, VA — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce the redesign of its popular online resource, the Healthy […]

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For Immediate Release: January 24, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org 703-740-4841 Addressing Teachers’ Social and Emotional Learning Is Key to Comprehensive SEL Implementation Alexandria, VA – Spurred by research showing the gains students realize from school-based social and emotional learning (SEL), states are adopting policies that support districts in implementing, sustaining, and spreading it. […]

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For Immediate Release: January 17, 2019 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s Standard Explores Ways State Policymakers Can Advance Student Safety and Wellness Alexandria, VA – The horrific school shootings in Florida and elsewhere in 2018 sparked new rounds of questioning across the country about how to prevent such tragedies and keep students safe. […]

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For Immediate Release: December 18, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Statement on the Federal Commission on School Safety Report Alexandria, Va. –   National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) President and CEO Kristen Amundson issued this statement on the final report of the Federal Commission on School Safety, and specifically, the […]

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For Immediate Release: December 12, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 More than 20 State Boards of Education Designate a Role for Students in Policymaking Process Alexandria, Va. –  As students across the country seek to influence policy on school safety, bullying, and mental health, some state boards of education are engaging students directly […]

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For Immediate Release: November 29, 2018 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 State Boards of Education Have Roles in Ensuring Appropriate Uses of Student Data and Directory Information Alexandria, VA—In two new policy updates, NASBE explores 2018 trends in state policymaking on student data privacy and transparency of school data for families and urges state […]

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For Immediate Release: November 20, 2018 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Membership Elects New Leaders to Its Board of Directors Rachel Wise of Nebraska Serves as Chair of NASBE’s Board of Directors, Brooke Axiotis of Iowa Chosen as Chair-Elect. Alexandria, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education is pleased to […]

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For Immediate Release: November 16, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Unveils New Strategic Plan: Our Members, Our Mission NASBE’s strategic plan will empower state boards as citizen leaders and ensure a strong, thriving membership organization for years to come. Alexandria, Va. – The National Association of State Boards of Education is pleased […]

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For Immediate Release: November 9, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 State-Level Midterm Election Results Will Have Long Lasting Impact on Education Policy Alexandria, VA—Although federal election results have attracted the most post-election commentary, state-level changes will have the longest lasting impact on education policy, according to a new NASBE analysis of the 2018 […]

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For Immediate Release: October 29, 2018 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Mississippi and Wyoming Focus on Growth of Lowest Performing Students Alexandria, VA — When the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress was released earlier this year, most states learned that their average scores in grades 4 and 8 reading and mathematics remained relatively […]

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