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Press Release

NASBE Statement on Federal Communications Commission Net Neutrality Regulations

For Immediate Release: December 4, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, 703-244-9954, renee.lang@nasbe.org NASBE Statement on Federal Communications Commission Net Neutrality Regulations Alexandria, VA – Kris Amundson, president and CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education, today expressed opposition to plans for eliminating the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality protections. Amundson said, “Our members […]


Press Release

NASBE Membership Elects New Leaders to Its Board of Directors

For Immediate Release: November 15, 2017 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Membership Elects New Leaders to Its Board of Directors John Kelly of Mississippi Serves as Chair of NASBE’s Board of Directors; Rachel Wise of Nebraska Chosen as Chair-elect. Alexandria, Va. — The National Association of State Boards of Education is pleased to […]


Board Members

Ronald McNinch

Ron McNinch was initially appointed in 2016 by Governor Calvo to the Guam Education Board as the business sector representative. With the election of Governor Lou Leon Guererro in 2016, he was encouraged  to continue in this role. He is chair of public administration and legal studies at the University of Guam and his primary areas of concentration are public sector […]


The Standard

Building on State ESSA Plans

After submitting their plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2017, states face challenges in ensuring the implementation of their plans keep faith with the spirit of ESSA.


Press Release

Washington and District of Columbia State Boards of Education Awarded Deeper Learning Stipends

For Immediate Release: September 15, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Washington and District of Columbia State Boards of Education Awarded Deeper Learning Stipends Alexandria, Va. – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has awarded stipends to two state boards of education—the District of Columbia and Washington—to support these states in […]