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Education Governance

Policy Update

Investing Equitably in School Facilities

With newly available federal infrastructure funding, states can direct resources toward school facilities with the most need.

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Press Release

More States Formally Incorporate Student Voice in Education Policymaking

More than 400 students now serve as members of state boards of education or state advisory councils in 33 states.

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Policy Update

Engaging Youth in Education Policymaking

More than 400 students now serve as members of state boards of education or state advisory councils in 33 states. Learn how states are elevating student voice and leadership in education policymaking.

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Project

Student Engagement Collaborative

The COVID-19 pandemic upended education as we knew it, disrupting the lives of students across the nation. No adult can fully understand what being a student during the pandemic has been like, which only reinforces the need for engaging students in pandemic recovery policy discussions. NASBE’s Student Engagement Collaborative aims to help center student voice […]

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The Standard - Column

We The Media: Reshaping Family Engagement

Parents need—and want—access to multiple measures of achievement.

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Press Release

NASBE Appreciates USED's Extension on ARP Liquidation for School Construction

Earlier this year, NASBE co-signed a letter led by AASA, The Superintendent’s Association, asking Education Secretary Miguel Cardona for clarity on extending the timeline school districts have to expend funding for school construction and capital projects under the American Rescue Plan. On Friday, May 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education responded to this request. […]

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Press Release

States Boards Advance Digital Equity during the Pandemic

NASBE analysis highlights the efforts of New York, West Virginia, Idaho, Mississippi, California, and Utah to ensure digital access and opportunity for digital learning beyond the pandemic.

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Policy Update

State Strategies to Advance Digital Equity

By spearheading efforts to collect data, collaborate with partners, buy digital devices and infrastructure, and reimagine effective technology use, several states have made strides toward digital equity in schools.

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Press Release

States Leverage ARP Funds to Address Needs of Homeless Students

A new NASBE analysis highlights the efforts of several states to leverage $800 million in federal funds to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.

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