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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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Helping Early Educators Support Children and Families: Implications for Policy and Practice

The coronavirus pandemic changed the early care and education contexts for most children and added new stressors to their lives. School closures disrupted the relationships that many children relied on in their classrooms, and the impacts will be long-standing. Early childhood educators, who are essential workers during this pandemic, also need to take care of […]

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Addressing Learning Loss through Acceleration: A Conversation with David Steiner

In January, NASBE hosted a webinar on using research-driven strategies to address student learning loss. There were more questions than we had time for, so we’ve asked Dr. David Steiner of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy back to have a more in-depth conversation on which interventions will further exacerbate achievement gaps and which […]

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Acceleration vs. Remediation: Research-Driven Strategies to Address Learning Loss

Join NASBE for a webinar presentation by with three experts on addressing learning loss and moderated discussion.

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The Standard - Article

Online Learning for Rural Students

Expanded rural broadband service can help overcome inequitable access to digital instruction.

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Press Release

Statement on Horrific Events at U.S. Capitol

NASBE condemns the actions of the riotous mob at the U.S. Capitol unequivocally, as we condemn all acts of terror and violence, as antithetical to what state boards of education value.

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The Standard - Article

Colorado's Network for Local Accountability

A network of rural peers help districts design meaningful, timely, community-connected accountability.

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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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Press Release

Five Questions to Shape Civics Education

State boards can do more to ensure that K-12 students are prepared to be thoughtful, engaged citizens.

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Next-Generation Assessment amid the Pandemic

Join us for a conversation about state assessment and accountability.

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