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College, Career, and Civic Readiness

The Standard - Article

Engaging Students through Ethnic Studies

California, Connecticut, and Texas broaden their elective offerings.

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Power of the Question

Five Questions State Boards Should Ask about Civics Education Reform

Civics education has seen short shrift in recent years. State boards can do more to ensure that K-12 students are prepared to be thoughtful, engaged citizens.

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The Standard

Getting Students Career Ready

Every student needs academic and technical skills to prepare them for life and every student needs to plant their feet on a career pathway during their K-12 journey.

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Power of the Question

Five Questions State Boards Should Ask to Advance College and Career Readiness

State boards can leverage dual enrollment opportunities, rigorous coursework, new graduation pathways, course alignment with high-opportunity careers, skill building for the jobs of the future, and tracking of student attainment after graduation to expand college and career readiness.

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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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Policy Update

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.

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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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Policy Update

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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The Standard - Article

Supporting English Learners with Disabilities

Equitable education means overcoming challenges in identification, staff training, and funding.

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The Standard - Article

Debunking Myths about Students with Disabilities

State policy should confront the pervasive low expectations that the outcomes reveal.

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The Standard - Column

The NASBE Interview: Dr. Lou Maynus and Joel Coleman

"We have to let them show what they can do and not just tell them they can do it."

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