This webinar examines early childhood workforce policies and the economic status of the workforce across the country.
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provided new opportunities for creating innovative assessments that fulfill accountability requirements while contributing to learning and teaching. In this webinar, Abby Javurek, senior director of large-scale solutions at not-for-profit NWEA, discusses how the organization has worked with states such as Georgia and Louisiana to develop assessment solutions that increase […]
In a balanced assessment system, different types of assessment are used to gather information about students’ learning for different purposes. For example, formative assessments gather information to inform teachers and students’ decisions about ongoing classroom learning. In contrast, summative assessments provide snapshots on students’ performance at the end of a unit or school year to […]
Did you know that by 2020, 65 percent of all jobs will require postsecondary education or training beyond high school? All students need relevant knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century economy, prompting schools and states to consider integrating college- and career-ready course work. The College Board and Advance CTE recently partnered […]
According to a NASBE analysis of all 2019 “state of the state” addresses, nearly every governor is prioritizing education. But what does this mean for state board members? How can state boards of education find common ground with their governor to achieve good outcomes for students? Join NASBE for a webinar on June 5 from […]
Recognizing the key role social and emotional health plays in all students’ academic success, state boards of education across the country have adopted or are considering policies to support social and emotional learning (SEL) and must communicate with constituents about those policies. What is the public’s understanding of SEL? Are they supportive of embedding SEL […]
Earlier this year, NASBE launched the State Policy Database on School Health, an online library of all existing state statutory and regulatory language on student health aligned to components of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. On Friday, March 29, join us for a special webinar hosted by Child Trends to learn how state policies […]
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires states to publicly display data on chronic absence statewide and on school report cards. In addition, 36 states and the District of Columbia opted to include chronic absence as a measure of school success in their ESSA accountability systems. This change positions state boards of education to delve […]