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Press Release

Iowa State Education Chief Ryan Wise Honored as NASBE Policy Leader of the Year

For Immediate Release: September 7, 2017 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, 703.740.4841, renee.lang@nasbe.org Iowa State Education Chief Ryan Wise Honored as NASBE Policy Leader of the Year Alexandria, Va. – The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is pleased to honor Dr. Ryan Wise, director of the Iowa Department of Education, as its 2017 […]


Press Release

Donna Peduto Honored for Unwavering Commitment to Education in West Virginia

For Immediate Release: August 23, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 Donna Peduto Honored for Unwavering Commitment to Education in West Virginia Alexandria, Va. – Donna Peduto of West Virginia will receive the National Association of State Boards of Education’s David Kysilko Award for her commitment to improving education in West Virginia, her service […]


Press Release

NASBE President on Events in Charlottesville, Virginia 

For Immediate Release: August 17, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 “We must deepen our commitment to the relentless pursuit of equity and excellence in our public education system”  NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson issued this statement in light of displays of hatred and violence witnessed in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this week: “Given the […]


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Leading for Equity and Excellence Program

The Leading for Equity and Excellence Program (LEEP) is a professional development resource for state policymakers committed to advancing equity in education.


Press Release

NASBE Outlines ‘Fifth Indicator’ Opportunities for State Boards to Ensure Student Success under ESSA

For Immediate Release: May 24, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Outlines Fifth Indicator Opportunities for State Boards to Ensure Student Success under ESSA Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) paved the way for states to create holistic accountability systems that measure school quality and student success by means other […]


Policy Update

ESSA’s Fifth Indicator: A NASBE Policy Update Series

States have incorporated a variety of “fifth indicators” in their ESSA plans, including: career and technical education, school climate and student discipline, social and emotional learning, chronic absenteeism, and access to high-level course work. This policy update series explores the pros and cons of each and offers key considerations for state boards that are refining their plans for September submission.