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Curriculum and Instruction

The Standard

Advancing Math and Science Instruction

Advancing math and science education entails doing something different so it is possible for all students to achieve mastery.

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Policy Update

Harnessing Service Learning to Build Social, Emotional and Academic Skills

Service learning opportunities help develop students' social, emotional, and academic skills.

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The Standard

Moving the Needle on Literacy

To move the needle on literacy, state policymakers must consider the full spectrum of research and focus on high-quality teacher preparation, continuous professional development, and rich curriculum to meet the needs of all students.

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Policy Update

Expanding and Aligning World Language Teaching

This NASBE policy update discusses ways state boards can bridge the divide between English-only and non-English speakers by promoting policies to increase world language workforce capacity and better align language programs to communities and national need.

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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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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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Announcement

Join the State Mathematics Improvement Study Group

NASBE invites state board members and selected other interested individuals to come together to examine mathematics achievement and promising approaches to improve it.

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Press Release

NASBE’s Standard Highlights Opportunities to Advance Math and Science Instruction

Authors in this issue advance reasons for building educators’ capacity to pinpoint gaps in learning so it is possible for all students to achieve mastery and to help students understand math and science concepts and their relevance in the world around them.

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The Standard - Article

The Impact of COVID-19 on Math Achievement

Without urgent attention, the problem of unfinished learning will compound as students advance to later grades.

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The Standard

Advancing Math and Science Instruction

Advancing math and science education entails doing something different so it is possible for all students to achieve mastery.

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The Standard - Column

NCSBEE Voice: Advancing Elementary STEM

Our state's passion for industry, diversity, and ecology have made the career and innovation opportunities vast.

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The Standard - Column

Student Voice: STEM Education for All

State boards should invest effort in improving STEM education for everyone.

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The Standard - Article

The Urgent Need for Tailored Math Instruction

States can shift away from grade-level myopia to help students catch up.

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The Standard - Article

High-Dosage Tutoring

Strong evidence points to equity and well-being benefits from well-designed programs.

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The Standard - Article

Advancing Science Instruction

State boards can lean into efforts to boost K-12 science literacy and beef up access to high-quality, inquiry-based education.

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