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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

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The Role of Schools in Racial Justice

Authors in this issue argue schools can progress toward educational equity only if, at every challenge, state leaders are willing to make decisions that put the needs of our most vulnerable students first.
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Michigan Adds Certificate for Birth to Kindergarten Teachers

A detail of how the Michigan State Board of Education, working closely with the state education agency, is expanding opportunities to improve early educators’ preparation.
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Promoting School Nurses as Leaders in Reopening Schools

This analysis describes how state boards of education and other state stakeholders can partner with school nurses and state school nurse leaders in forming guidance and making decisions about transitions back to school.

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