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  • Press Release

    NASBE Analysis Urges Preparation for Principals in Crisis Management

    Analysis finds state and district leaders all have a role to play in building principals’ capacity to face crises with resilience and lead in ways that best serve students and support and retain teachers.

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    States Adopt Trauma-Informed Teacher Training, Few Consider Secondary Traumatic Stress

    Embed trauma-informed practices in mandated teacher training can ensure that schools reduce the risks to teachers from STS, according to NASBE analysis.

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  • Announcement

    Join the State Mathematics Improvement Study Group

    NASBE invites state board members and selected other interested individuals to come together to examine mathematics achievement and promising approaches to improve it.

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  • Announcement

    Join the Student Engagement Collaborative

    NASBE invites newly selected, soon to be selected, and existing student state board members to participate in a new Student Engagement Collaborative!

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  • Press Release

    NASBE President on Texas Tragedy

    Our tears flow and our hearts mourn for the victims and the community of Robb Elementary School, in Uvalde, Texas.

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    NASBE’s Standard Highlights Opportunities to Advance Math and Science Instruction

    Authors in this issue advance reasons for building educators’ capacity to pinpoint gaps in learning so it is possible for all students to achieve mastery and to help students understand math and science concepts and their relevance in the world around them.

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    NASBE Appreciates USED's Extension on ARP Liquidation for School Construction

    Earlier this year, NASBE co-signed a letter led by AASA, The Superintendent’s Association, asking Education Secretary Miguel Cardona for clarity on extending the timeline school districts have to expend funding for school construction and capital projects under the American Rescue Plan. On Friday, May 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education responded to this request. […]

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  • Press Release

    States Boards Advance Digital Equity during the Pandemic

    NASBE analysis highlights the efforts of New York, West Virginia, Idaho, Mississippi, California, and Utah to ensure digital access and opportunity for digital learning beyond the pandemic.

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  • Announcement

    Call for Annual Conference Session Proposals

    The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is seeking conference session proposals to share and highlight the exemplary work by state boards of education on critical education issues at its Annual Conference, October 26-28, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona. A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, NASBE elevates state board members’ voices in national and state policymaking, […]

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  • Announcement

    Join the NASBE Early Literacy Work Group

    NASBE invites state board members and state board staff to join a work group to learn from national experts about early-literacy trends and research and from states that have employed effective policies and practices to increase young children’s reading success. Research demonstrates that students not reading proficiently by the end of third grade are four […]

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Featured Items

Preparing School Leaders for Crises

Leadership preparation programs and state and district leaders all have a role to play in building principals’ capacity to face crises with resilience and lead in ways that best serve students and support and retain teachers.

Building Trauma-Informed School Systems

This analysis highlights ways states can embed trauma-informed practices in mandated teacher training and ensure that schools reduce the risks to teachers from STS.

Advancing Math and Science Instruction

Advancing math and science education entails doing something different so it is possible for all students to achieve mastery.

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