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NASBE’s Standard Explores Challenges Facing Rural Schools

Rural schools are the heart of community life, but they face significant challenges that the pandemic has only magnified. The January 2021 issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard explores many of these factors: a lack of resources, cultural and virtual isolation, poverty and demographic trends, educator recruitment and retention, and risks to student health and […]

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Statement on Horrific Events at U.S. Capitol

NASBE condemns the actions of the riotous mob at the U.S. Capitol unequivocally, as we condemn all acts of terror and violence, as antithetical to what state boards of education value.

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With COVID‐19 Worsening, Schools Need Federal Aid Now More Than Ever National Organizations Call on Congress to Invest in Schools During Lame Duck

Organizations representing state and local officials, education leaders and other educators released the following statement regarding federal COVID‐19 relief for educators: “As the U.S. breaks domestic and international records for new COVID‐19 cases each day, schools continue to deliver education in virtual and in‐person settings. States and school districts are expending significant resources to protect […]