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  • Press Release

    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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  • Announcement

    NASBE Recruits Two States for ECE Network

    The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) seeks applicants to join the NASBE Early Childhood Education (ECE) State Network as part of its efforts to support a well-qualified, equitable, well-compensated ECE workforce through effective state policies. NASBE welcomes state proposals that seek to develop or build on existing innovative strategies to mitigate the […]

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  • Press Release

    States Leverage ARP Funds to Address Needs of Homeless Students

    A new NASBE analysis highlights the efforts of several states to leverage $800 million in federal funds to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.

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  • Announcement

    Nominations Open: NASBE's 2022 Awards and Board of Directors

    Recommend a deserving colleague for a 2022 NASBE award or board position.

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  • Press Release

    NASBE Offers Key Questions for States to Ask When Evaluating ARP Spending and Implementation

    NASBE analysis offers questions to help frame ongoing conversations to discern the impact of federal COVID-19 relief funds.

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  • Announcement

    State Superintendent Search: Hawaii

    *External Job Posting* The Hawaii State Board of Education seeks highly-qualified and motived applicants for the position of State Superintendent of Education to lead the Hawaii State Department of Education and the statewide system of public schools. The Hawaii state board has retained the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) to lead the […]

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  • Press Release

    NASBE selected to lead Hawaii State Superintendent of Education Search

    Alexandria, VA – The Hawaii State Board of Education has selected the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) to lead its search for the position of State Superintendent of Education to lead the Hawaii State Department of Education and the statewide system of public schools. The Hawaii board is a member of NASBE, […]

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State Strategies to Advance Digital Equity

By spearheading efforts to collect data, collaborate with partners, buy digital devices and infrastructure, and reimagine effective technology use, several states have made strides toward digital equity in schools.

States Build Support for Students Who Are Homeless

Several states are leveraging $800 million under the American Rescue Plan’s Homeless Children and Youth Program to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.
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Seven Questions to Ask about Leveraging American Rescue Plan Funds

This NASBE analysis highlights questions state boards can ask to help frame ongoing conversations to discern the impact of federal COVID-19 relief funds.

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