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College, Career, and Civic Readiness

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The Standard - Column

From the President’s Pen: Are You Ready?

When schools reopen, how ready will the education enterprise be to receive, support, encourage, and serve students?

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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

Analysis Highlights State Assessment Strategies for Gauging Student Outcomes and Opportunities in Challenging Year

A new NASBE Policy Update explores the strategies states employed to administer assessments in the 2020-21 school year.

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Policy Update

State Strategies on Assessments in 2021

This analysis explores the strategies states employed to administer assessments in the 2020-21 school year. It also highlights the opportunities for state boards to learn from and make the best use of data collected from the pandemic school year.

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A Conversation on Reimagining School, Post-Pandemic

The spring issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard takes the lessons learned during pandemic-induced school closures and challenges state policymakers to reexamine and reform their education systems. Join us for a discussion drawing on key themes from the issue, including the role of community and student agency in school reform and redesign, state policy levers […]

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Press Release

NASBE Report Examines State Board Role in Advancing Accelerated Learning

New analysis offers five questions for state boards of education to ask as they advance accelerated learning in their state.

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Power of the Question

Five Questions State Boards Should Ask about Accelerated Learning

As states leverage American Rescue Plan funding to safely reopen schools and expand opportunities for summer learning, accelerating learning has risen to the top of their priorities. Here are five questions state boards of education can ask.

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The Standard - Article

The Role of Technology in Reimagining School

Pandemic or no, states ought to press for better technology for personalized learning and making staff and students safer.

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The Standard - Article

Transforming Learning through Competency-Based Education

States are adopting a range of policies to personalize student learning and move away from seat-time rules.

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The Standard - Column

The NASBE Interview: Russlynn Ali

Transforming high schools isn't just an education issue.

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The Standard - Article

Kansas Schools Build Resilience amid Redesign

Schools opt to change their approaches to learning and see gains in adaptability.

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