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.

Clarification of NASBE Position on New Funding for Education Arlington, VA — Brenda Welburn, executive director of the National Association of State Boards of Education, issued the following in response to President Obama’s proposed American Jobs Act: “Recognizing that education is a vital component of the U.S. economy, NASBE believes any jobs proposal should include […]

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Arlington, VA — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is teaming with the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) to support First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign by creating voluntary standards for health-conscious examples across academic curricula in all instructional materials. Nearly one-third of all American children and […]

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The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has a 50 year history of supporting State Boards of Education. The organization has grown over the years to its current staff of 20 employees; however, its mission continues to focus on strengthening State Boards as the preeminent educational policymaking bodies for students and citizens. How Does […]

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U.S. Army and the National Association of State Boards of Education Team Up To Launch New Leadership Development and Academic Achievement Program Project PASS will Support Middle and High School Students Radcliff, KY – Hardin County Schools are pleased to join the United States Army and the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) in the launch of […]

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Hardin County, KY – Schools hosted the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) and the United States Army in the national launch of a new pilot program aimed at developing leadership and academic skills for middle school and high school students. The county joins five other school districts, including Christian County, KY; Miami-Dade, […]

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Arlington, VA— The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) welcomes the findings and conclusions in the new survey released today by the Data Quality Campaign (DQC). The DQC report is an honest assessment of the progress that has been made in promoting data-based decision making, while outlining areas for improvement. NASBE looks forward […]

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NASBE SEES COMMON CORE STANDARDS AS MAJOR ADVANCE IN PUBLIC EDUCATION Arlington, VA — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) supports the Common Core Standards being released today as a major step toward elevating the expectations for every student and looks forward to assisting state boards in this effort. NASBE is proud […]

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Arlington, VA. — The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) will host state board of education members from across the country at a series of regional meetings to discuss the contents and future of Common Core Standards in math and English Language Arts for K-12 education. The meetings are being made possible by […]

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