For Immediate Release: January 24, 2018 Contact: Michael Spaeth, email@example.com, 703-684-4002 State Boards Can Be Key Players in Improving Early Childhood Education Alexandria, VA — Recognizing the importance of early childhood education (ECE), federal and state governments have been investing billions of dollars to serve the nation’s youngest children. Yet many children still enter elementary […]
For Immediate Release: May 24, 2017 Contact: Renee Rybak Lang, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-740-4841 NASBE Outlines Fifth Indicator Opportunities for State Boards to Ensure Student Success under ESSA Alexandria, VA – The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) paved the way for states to create holistic accountability systems that measure school quality and student success by means other […]
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“A State of Engagement” explores the behavioral, emotional, and cognitive dimensions of student engagement and the role peers, educators, school environments, parents and communities play in helping students become invested in their own learning. The report finds that an educational system that more meaningfully engages students will require state policymakers to act.
Starting this July, all states must comply with the Smart Snacks rule of the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act. The policy, governed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), sets healthier nutrition standards for all foods sold on a school campus during the school day—not just the traditional lunches and breakfasts long subsidized through the […]