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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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Power of the Question

Seven Questions to Ask about Leveraging American Rescue Plan Funds

This NASBE analysis highlights questions state boards can ask to help frame ongoing conversations to discern the impact of federal COVID-19 relief funds.

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Policy Update

Using Federal Funds to Remediate Lead

This NASBE analysis highlights ways state leaders can leverage the current policy climate and available federal funds to better support school districts in lead remediation so that all children have access to clean drinking water in schools.

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Press Release

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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Press Release

States Can Do More to Leverage Federal Funding to Support School Based Health Services

NASBE analysis finds school-based health services are a powerful, yet underused strategy to expand equitable healthcare to students.

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Policy Update

Enhancing School-Based Health Services

School-based health services (SBHS) are a powerful, yet underused strategy to expand equitable healthcare to students, according to this analysis from NASBE.

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Legislative Conference 2023

NASBE's 2023 Legislative Conference will be held March 19-21, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

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Press Release

NASBE Statement on 2022 NAEP Results

It is not enough to think in terms of returning to pre-pandemic levels. The fact is that even at those levels, many students were not achieving at the levels needed for success.

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Press Release

NASBE President Comments on Results of 2022 NAEP Long-Term Trend Assessment

The Nation’s Report Card gives us a clear view of the impact that COVID-19 had on most students’ foundational learning.

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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

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 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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Policy Update

States Build Support for Students Who Are Homeless

Several states are leveraging $800 million under the American Rescue Plan’s Homeless Children and Youth Program to better address the short- and long-term needs of students experiencing homelessness.

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