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The Standard - Column


From the President's Pen: The Pursuit of Goals for Education

In education we can’t seem to get traction, but we can sure get whiplash. Will this time be different?

The NASBE Interview: Dr. Vermelle D. Greene and Dr. Miya T. Simpson

By helping our Black boys, we are going to help all our students.


State Board Voice: The Struggle to Be Seen and Feel Safe

Together, state boards are helping AAPI students be seen and feel safe.


Student Voice: Finding Hope by Finding a Voice

Democracy thrives when primary stakeholders are brought into the picture.


NCOSEA Voice: Student Free Speech and Social Media Posts

There are many challenges policymakers face that were heightened by the turn toward virtual learning environments.


From the President's Pen: The Starfish and the Ocean

All policies are thus rightly viewed as part of a greater ecosystem.


The NASBE Interview: Russlynn Ali

Transforming high schools isn't just an education issue.


We the Media: Laying Down a Baseline on School Health Policies

States have been making important strides toward ensuring that schools are safe, more supportive learning environments.


State Board Voice: School Is No Longer Just a Place

We need to create space and flexibility for educators' creativity, curiosity, and innovation.