For Immediate Release: February 7, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, email@example.com, 703-740-4841 Alexandria, VA — The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as the U.S. Secretary of Education. National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) President/CEO Kristen Amundson issued the following statement: “NASBE has had a productive working relationship with every U.S. secretary of […]
For Immediate Release: January 10, 2016 Contact: Renée Rybak Lang, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE’s State Education Standard Explores the Role State Boards of Education Play in Public Charter Schooling Alexandria, VA – As President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos for education secretary is vetted on Capitol Hill, NASBE’s new issue of its journal, […]
State boards of education must think more systematically about how charter schools fit into their overall vision for education and offer guardrails for decision making.
This NASBE policy update examines the US preschool workforce skills gap and outlines ways state boards can strengthen policies to advance the early education workforce and ensure a high-quality education for preschool learners.
The election of 2016 is generally acknowledged to be a “change” election. Voters chose a new president and ended years of divided government by giving control of the House, the Senate, and the White House to Republicans. Did the “change” message affect the selection of new members of state boards of education?
Education Leaders Reports
School surveillance poses challenges for equity and student data privacy. The authors suggest six principles to guide state policymakers toward effective policies that balance these challenges with the school safety benefits.
Kansas made stakeholder engagement central to its ESSA plan and strategic planning, with lessons for other states.
This policy update provides a rundown of state legislative action on early education in 2016, plus important trends.