NASBE in the News

The following posts are a collection of news articles in which NASBE has been featured.

NASBE Director of Education Data and Technology Amelia Vance discusses the prospects of new federal legislation on student data privacy with FedScoop’s Corinne Letsch. From Letsch’s article: “…Amelia Vance, director of education data and technology for the National Association of State Boards of Education, said the basic framework of the bill — strengthening safeguards around student data […]

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NASBE’s Amelia Vance explains how states are taking action on protecting student data privacy in The Austin Chronicle. From Richard Whittaker’s article:  “…The legislative landscape is already shifting. In 2014, there were 110 new laws dealing with student data in 36 states, and most of them put more pressure on state boards of education. According […]

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U.S. New & World Report talks with NASBE’s Kristen Amundson about sexual assault and discipline policies and practices in states and schools across the country. From Tierney Sneed’s article: “…While the campaign against college rape has raised awareness about the statute, many parents and even some school administrators are unaware that it also applies to primary […]

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Education Week’s StateEd Watch features NASBE data on state boards of educations’ review timelines of education standards From Andrew Ujifusa’s article: “Much of the talk about the fate of the Common Core State Standards is focused on state legislatures and whether or not they will repeal the standards. But it’s important to remember that in nearly every […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson talks with the Associated Press about how recent measles outbreaks may impact state policies around vaccinations. From Christine Armario’s story: “While much of the attention in the ongoing measles outbreak has focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions, less attention has been paid to another group in the nation’s classrooms: Teachers […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson talks with the Associated Press about changes to school drug policies. From Michael Felberbaum’s story: “…But the concerns raised by school districts may not be too far-fetched. Devices that look exactly like e-cigarettes but have a compartment that can be filled with substances like concentrated forms of marijuana are sold online […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson quoted on new developments around Smart Snacks state exemptions in the Associated Press. From Mary Clare Jalonick’s story: When it comes to school fundraisers, bake sale tables loaded with sugary goodies are out. Fun runs, auctions and sales of healthier treats are in. Government rules requiring schools to hold more nutritious fundraisers, along with […]

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USA Today recently interviewed three NASBE leaders—Kristen Amundson, Jay Barth, and Mireya Reith—on the state board take over of Little Rock Public School District. From Greg Toppo’s story: “The recent takeover of the Little Rock School District by the Arkansas State Board of Education has angered parents and surprised even seasoned school reform observers. The move […]

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NASBE Executive Director Kristen Amundson is quoted in Center For Digital Education on the the Obama administration’s new student data privacy proposal. From Tanya Roscorla’s article: “…After Obama’s speech, leaders in several organizations said they were pleased to see California’s main student data privacy law held up as a model for the nation. California created […]

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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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