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Education Equity

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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

Equity in Rural Education

Authors of the January 2021 issue of the State Education Standard discuss the issues faced by rural schools and how the pandemic has amplified many of those issues.

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The Standard - Article

Identifying Risks to the Well-Being of Rural Young Children and Families

The pandemic compounded an array of preexisting health and wellness challenges in many communities.

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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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State Innovations

State Boards Advance Equity Agendas in Challenging Times

State boards of education are uniquely placed to help eliminate the political divides that impede decisive action to end inequities in learning. Nebraska, New York, and North Carolina are three states pushing for meaningful change in their state systems.

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Press Release

State Boards in Nebraska, New York, and North Carolina Advance Equity Agendas amid Challenging Times

A new NASBE analysis follows the work of three state boards of education that are pushing for meaningful change on equity in their state systems.

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Press Release

Statement on the Death of George Floyd and Racial Protests

The social unrest and political upheaval gripping our nation must renew our resolve to act against the systemic, persistent plague of bias and racial injustice that our young people face.

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Policy Update

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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The Standard - Article

Expanding Access to High-Quality Arts Instruction

Advancing research and innovative policies can move states toward universal access to a quality arts education.

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