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March 22, 2021
Legislative Conference 2021





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March 22, 2020
Legislative Conference 2020





Featured Items

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: Flickr User Blink O'fanaye i

Statement on Horrific Events at U.S. Capitol

NASBE condemns the actions of the riotous mob at the U.S. Capitol unequivocally, as we condemn all acts of terror and violence, as antithetical to what state boards of education value.
Black Lives Matter Protest, Image Credit: iStock i

State Boards Advance Equity Agendas in Challenging Times

State boards of education are uniquely placed to help eliminate the political divides that impede decisive action to end inequities in learning. Nebraska, New York, and North Carolina are three states pushing for meaningful change in their state systems.

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