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



Engage with members of Congress, U.S. Department of Education senior officials, and other prominent national education community stakeholders on current federal legislative and regulatory activities.

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Past Legislative Conferences


March 22, 2021
Legislative Conference 2021




March 22, 2020
Legislative Conference 2020





Featured Items

Removing Barriers to LGBTQ Student Safety and Achievement

Comprehensive protections from bullying and harassment help everyone.
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Five Questions State Boards Should Ask about Accelerated Learning

As states leverage American Rescue Plan funding to safely reopen schools and expand opportunities for summer learning, accelerating learning has risen to the top of their priorities. Here are five questions state boards of education can ask.
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Reimagining School

Bolstered by American Rescue Plan funds and lessons learned during pandemic-induced school closures, state policymakers have an opportunity to reexamine and reform their education systems.

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