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Education Governance

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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Policy Update

Steady Leadership for State Education after 2020 Elections

This NASBE analysis outlines outcomes from major state election races in 2020 and changes in 61 state board of education seats in 12 states and territories that were on the ballot.

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What State Election Results Mean for Education Policymaking in 2021

This webinar will explore the state election 2020 results.

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Press Release

New Report Clarifies Student Data Privacy Rules for State Education Agencies

State boards can set the vision for sharing data to serve the interests of students, families, and schools. But doing so effectively requires an understanding of FERPA’s legal framework.

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Also from NASBE

State Education Agency Data Sharing and FERPA

Even though regulations to permit increased student data sharing under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act were revised a decade ago, many state education leaders remain uncertain about the types of data sharing they can approve. This reports brings clarity.

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The Standard - Column

From the President's Pen: Looking in the Mirror

The relentless pursuit of equity and excellence begins at the board table—not at the schoolhouse door.

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