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Power of the Question

Seven Questions Boards Should Ask About Their ESSA State Plans

This analysis lays out seven big questions board members should have answered before they vote on their state's ESSA plan.

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NASBE Urges Congress to Increase COVID Response and E-Rate Funding to States

NASBE urges Congress to increase education funding to help states respond to COVID-19.

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Analysis Highlights State Assessment Strategies for Gauging Student Outcomes and Opportunities in Challenging Year

A new NASBE Policy Update explores the strategies states employed to administer assessments in the 2020-21 school year.

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Policy Update

State Strategies on Assessments in 2021

This analysis explores the strategies states employed to administer assessments in the 2020-21 school year. It also highlights the opportunities for state boards to learn from and make the best use of data collected from the pandemic school year.

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Press Release

NASBE Joins Coalition to Help Coordinate Emergency Relief Funding to Advance Student Success

The newly formed Coalition to Advance Future Student Success is a recognition that the historic injection of federal emergency relief funds presents a transformative opportunity for America’s public K-12 education system and will help ensure all students receive the equitable educational opportunities they deserve.

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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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What State Election Results Mean for Education Policymaking in 2021

This webinar will explore the state election 2020 results.

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NASBE Urges Congress to Increase COVID Response and E-Rate Funding to States

NASBE urges Congress to increase education funding to help states respond to COVID-19.

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NASBE President Comments on CARES Act

NASBE President and CEO Robert Hull makes a statement on the CARES Act.

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The Standard - Article

Using ESSA to Leverage Arts Education Policy

Several states are using ESSA to increase access and quality in arts instruction.

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Leveraging Federal Legislation and Data to Build an Education-to-Workforce Pipeline

The places where individuals live and learn dramatically affect their opportunities and life outcomes, including access to a high-quality education, workforce training, and employment. Researchers Susan Bowles Therriault and Trent Sharp of the American Institutes for Research argue that state leaders must pay attention to the effects of geography as they develop policies to build […]

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