Press Releases

NASBE’s press releases, press conferences and interactions with the educational press communicate the members’ views on important and emerging topics. Media activities center on member-initiated study groups and task forces to heighten public awareness of the mission of state boards. Reports and projects announced through the media also establish members as vital participants in the nation’s education dialogue. NASBE also works to link board members’ national work to their local media markets.

For Immediate Release: November 19, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 State Boards Can Lead on Setting Lead Remediation Policies for Schools Alexandria, VA – The 2015 lead crisis in Flint, Michigan, brought national attention to a hidden danger in many U.S. public schools. Elevated blood lead levels in children—even at very low levels—contribute […]

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For Immediate Release: November 7, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Service Learning Can Help Schools Build Students’ Social, Emotional, and Academic Skills Alexandria, VA – Schools seeking to develop students’ social, emotional, and academic skills should consider service learning as one way to help students apply those skills, according to a new NASBE […]

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For Immediate Release: November 4, 2019 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Membership Elects New Leaders to Its Board of Directors Brooke Axiotis of Iowa serves as chair of NASBE’s Board of Directors; Byron Ernest of Indiana chosen as chair-elect. Alexandria, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased […]

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For Immediate Release: November 1, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE President Makes Statement on 2019 NAEP Results Alexandria, VA – Robert Hull, president and CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) issued the following statement on the release of the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading […]

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For Immediate Release: September 19, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Four Middle School Teachers Named Civic Engagement Champions Alexandria, VA — Four middle school teachers have been named Civic Engagement Champions (CEC) for their work in promoting civics education and active citizenship. In partnership with the Frank Islam Institute for 21st Century Citizenship (FII), […]

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For Immediate Release: September 17, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s Standard Explores the Opportunities and Challenges of Getting Students Career Ready Alexandria, VA – By 2025, 68 percent of U.S. jobs will require education and training beyond high school. With the triple reauthorization of the federal Perkins, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, […]

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For Immediate Release: September 5, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 States Move to Support Teachers through Employee Wellness Programs Alexandria, VA — Healthy educators are more productive, less likely to be absent, and better equipped to support student development when they themselves are mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally well. By creating opportunities and […]

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For Immediate Release: August 29, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@me.com, 703-740-4841 Superintendent Randy Liepa of RESA in Wayne County, Michigan, Honored as a NASBE Policy Leader of the Year Alexandria, Va.—The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to honor Dr. Randy Liepa, superintendent of Michigan’s Wayne Regional Education Service Agency […]

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For Immediate Release: August 29, 2019 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Mississippi Senator Gray Tollison Honored as a NASBE Policy Leader of the Year Alexandria, Va.—The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to honor Gray Tollison, president pro tempore of the Mississippi State Senate, as a 2019 Policy Leader of […]

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For Immediate Release: August 28, 2019 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Nebraska Loves Public Schools Is Named NASBE’s 2019 Friend of Education Alexandria, Va.—Nebraska Loves Public Schools is being honored as this year’s “Friend of Education” by the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). This national award is given annually to an […]

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