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Press Release

NASBE Appreciates USED’s Extension on ARP Liquidation for School Construction

Earlier this year, NASBE co-signed a letter led by AASA, The Superintendent’s Association, asking Education Secretary Miguel Cardona for clarity on extending the timeline school districts have to expend funding for school construction and capital projects under the American Rescue Plan. On Friday, May 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education responded to this request. […]


Call for Annual Conference Session Proposals

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is seeking conference session proposals to share and highlight the exemplary work by state boards of education on critical education issues at its Annual Conference, October 26-28, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona. A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, NASBE elevates state board members’ voices in national and state policymaking, […]


Join the NASBE Early Literacy Work Group

NASBE invites state board members and state board staff to join a work group to learn from national experts about early-literacy trends and research and from states that have employed effective policies and practices to increase young children’s reading success. Research demonstrates that students not reading proficiently by the end of third grade are four […]


NASBE Recruits Two States for ECE Network

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks applicants to join the NASBE Early Childhood Education (ECE) State Network as part of its efforts to support a well-qualified, equitable, well-compensated ECE workforce through effective state policies. NASBE welcomes state proposals that seek to develop or build on existing innovative strategies to mitigate the […]

Policy Update

States Build Support for Students Who Are Homeless

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.