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

NASBE President on Florida Tragedy


For Immediate Release: February 15, 2018
Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, renee.lang@nasbe.org, 703-740-4841

NASBE President on Florida Tragedy

Alexandria, VA – NASBE President and CEO Kristen Amundson today made this statement on the tragic high school shooting that occurred in Parkland, Florida, yesterday:

“The shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida yesterday is a devastating event for which we all mourn. NASBE members echo the sentiment shared by many: We must do more to keep our children safe.” 

NASBE is the only national organization giving voice and adding value to the nation’s state boards of education. A nonprofit organization founded in 1958, NASBE works to strengthen state leadership in educational policymaking, promote excellence in the education of all students, advocate equality of access to educational opportunity, and ensure continued citizen support for public education. Learn more at www.nasbe.org.

###






Featured Items

i

New State Strategic Plans Zero In on Learning Recovery

This NASBE analysis looks at 49 state strategic plans and finds many target learning recovery and other pandemic-related education issues.
A diverse group of preschoolers in a classroom i

Preschool for All

The state role in early education keeps growing. This Standard details the ways that states have expanded access to quality preschool, the research that supports these efforts, and the growing pains these initiatives are likely to experience.
Photo Credit: iStock i

Six Questions to Advance Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship

Adolescents consume a lot of screen media, which exposes them to potentially harmful media messages that impacts their physical, mental, and social well-being. Read how some states are equipping students with skills to navigate a complex media landscape.

Upcoming Events

From the States