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State Boards Have a Role to Play in Incubating School Improvement Networks

For Immediate Release: December 13, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 State Boards Have a Role to Play in Incubating School Improvement Networks Alexandria, VA — States, districts, and schools across the country are forming “networked improvement communities” to address problems of practice, make changes based on data, and make connections across schools. These […]


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State Boards Can Help School Counselors Focus on Postsecondary Transitions

For Immediate Release: October 3, 2017 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 State Boards Can Help School Counselors Focus on Postsecondary Transitions Alexandria, VA — For students whose families and friends do not have college-going experience to share, applying to college can be challenging. School counselors can fill the gap, but in many schools—especially those serving […]


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Kansas-Based Company Security Benefit Named NASBE’s 2017 ‘Friend of Education’

For Immediate Release: August 30, 2017 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 Kansas-Based Company Security Benefit Named NASBE’s 2017 ‘Friend of Education’ Alexandria, Va.—The 125-year-old Kansas-based Security Benefit Life Insurance Company is being honored this year as the 2017 “Friend of Education” of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE). This national award is […]


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State Board of Education Members Brad Bryant, Mary Lord, and Wayne McDevitt Receive National Public Service Award

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2017 Contact: Michael Spaeth, michael.spaeth@nasbe.org, 703-684-4002 State Board of Education Members Brad Bryant, Mary Lord, and Wayne McDevitt Receive National Public Service Award Alexandria, Va.—The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to announce that state education leaders from Georgia, the District of Columbia, and North Carolina […]


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NASBE Analysis Outlines Seven Questions States Should Ask about Effective School Leadership

For Immediate Release: August 21, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Analysis Outlines Seven Questions States Should Ask about Effective School Leadership Alexandria, Va. — More than a decade of research and practice demonstrates the significant impact that school leaders have on student learning, teaching, and school quality. The Every Student Succeeds Act […]