The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.


New Hampshire has developed a system that emphasizes 21st century knowledge, skills, and dispositions while establishing strong expectations and the means for implementing them. Key aspects of the New Hampshire’s effort include layering competency-based standards such as “work study practices” on top of the state-adopted Common Core Standards; administering strong assessments and accountability, including common and performance-based assessments and growth measures; and emphasizing educator support and professional development.


Deeper Learning in New Hampshire



Related Content



Featured Items

NASBE Redesigns Database of State Policies Covering 200 Topics Related to School Health

A companion Child Trends analysis of the updated data shows the number of states with policies on trauma-informed care training in schools has tripled since 2017.

Equity in Rural Education

Authors of the January 2021 issue of the State Education Standard discuss the issues faced by rural schools and how the pandemic has amplified many of those issues.
Image Credit: iStock i

NASBE President Comments on CDC School Reopening Guidance

NASBE appreciates the deliberative, collaborative approach the CDC and U.S. Department of Education took to develop new school reopening guidance released today. State boards of education remain engaged partners in this effort.

Upcoming Events

From the States