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Education Governance

Policy Update

Developing State and District Parent Engagement Policies

Kentucky state board member and special education teacher Allison Slone urges state boards of education to seize the opportunity the pandemic created to strengthen policies to ensure that parents and caregivers can engage meaningfully in school decision making.

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Press Release

NASBE Welcomes Dr. Miguel Cardona as New U.S. Secretary of Education

NASBE President and CEO issued the following statement on Dr. Miguel Cardona's confirmation as U.S. Secretary of Education.

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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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The Standard - Column

We the Media: Family Engagement during the Pandemic

State boards should seize every opportunity to help schools strengthen bonds with families.

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The Standard - Column

NCOSEA Voice: What State Education Agencies Need to Know about FERPA

State boards can set the vision for sharing data to serve the interests of students, families, and schools.

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The Standard - Column

From the President's Pen: Mind the Gaps

Where are the access and opportunity gaps that you need to bridge in your state?

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Press Release

NASBE’s Standard Explores Challenges Facing Rural Schools

Rural schools are the heart of community life, but they face significant challenges that the pandemic has only magnified. The January 2021 issue of NASBE’s State Education Standard explores many of these factors: a lack of resources, cultural and virtual isolation, poverty and demographic trends, educator recruitment and retention, and risks to student health and […]

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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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