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



NASBE values transparency in its operations and funding sources. We thank the following foundations and corporations for supporting NASBE’s work in 2019-2020.


 

Programmatic Funders:

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Child Trends
  • Foundation for Child Development
  • Frank Islam Institute for 21st Century Citizenship
  • Learning Policy Institute
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Trust for Learning
  • The Wallace Foundation
  • Walton Family Foundation
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation

 

Principal Sponsors:

  • NWEA
  • No Kid Hungry by Share Our Strength

 

Major Sponsors:

  • College Board

 

Supporting Partners:

  • ETS

 

Conference Sponsors:

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Nebraska Association of School Boards
  • Nebraska Council of School Administrators
  • Nebraska State Education Association
  • Walton Family Foundation

 



Featured Items

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Gauging School Climate

As school buildings reopen after weeks of pandemic-induced closures, school climate will matter more than ever. State policymakers and education leaders can plan now to create safe, supportive learning environments ready for the return of students and teachers to classrooms. The articles in The Standard provide a roadmap.
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Preparing Facilities for Students’ Return in the Wake of COVID-19

To reopen schools, they need to be clean and safe for students, educators, and staff. What state leaders need to consider as they issue guidance for schools.
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Continued Learning during COVID-19

States are issuing guidance with an eye toward equity to help schools implement continuous learning for all students and adapt to a variety of needs and circumstances amidst widespread school closures from COVID-19.

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From the States

  • Measures of SEL and School Climate in California

    CORE Districts plumb the possibilities of using holistic measures to improve schools.

  • Kansas State Board Confronts Youth Vaping

    The usage of vaping products among middle school students has increased at alarming rates. Federal and state policymakers are addressing this crisis, including in Kansas, where the state board of education acted quickly to engage stakeholders on curbing youth vaping.