State boards can advocate for more young children to be screened for dyslexia and ensure that identified students receive effective interventions, as those in Massachusetts and Georgia have done.
This issue of The Standard reimagines the high school experience, illuminating the data, policy reforms, and engagement with students, families, and educators that must align to make redesign possible.
To improve literacy, states should invest in comprehensive supports for teachers to equip them to deliver high-quality, evidence-based instruction.
The NASBE State Policy Database on School Health aligns state statutory and regulatory language on student health to the components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model.
NASBE's State Board Insight database tracks all topics considered by state boards of education each month.
Analysis details how states, including Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina and others, are using COVID relief funds to help the early childhood workforce recover from the pandemic.
Several states are leveraging $800 million under the American Rescue Plan’s Homeless Children and Youth Program to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.
The National Association of State Boards of Education develops, supports, and empowers citizen leaders on state boards of education to strengthen public education systems so students of all backgrounds and circumstances are prepared to succeed in school, work, and life.
Accreditation and School Improvement
Career Pathways and Graduation Requirements
Funding and Resource Allocation
Mentoring, Induction, and Retention
Public Charter Schools and Choice
School and District Accountability
State boards should exercise their authority to ensure that the education system at every level supports the success of all students in postsecondary education, careers, and civic life.
State boards should function as the citizens’ voice in education and the stable center of education policymaking, leading efforts to achieve the state vision for equity and excellence through effective, meaningful collaboration with other state policymakers and stakeholders.
Student health is strongly associated with student achievement and school engagement, and students who feel safe at school also feel free to learn.
State boards should exercise their authorities for preparing, certifying, and supporting educators, recognizing that, of all school-based factors, teachers have the most impact on student achievement and school leaders have the second greatest impact.