The Standard - Column
When schools reopen, how ready will the education enterprise be to receive, support, encourage, and serve students?
To reopen schools, they need to be clean and safe for students, educators, and staff. What state leaders need to consider as they issue guidance for schools.
Early education and child care centers both large and small are facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. State boards can play an important role in supporting them during this difficult time.
NASBE urges Congress to increase education funding to help states respond to COVID-19.
States are issuing guidance with an eye toward equity to help schools implement continuous learning for all students and adapt to a variety of needs and circumstances amidst widespread school closures from COVID-19.
States acted quickly to suspend end-of-year assessments and amend graduation requirements for high school seniors amid COVID-19. This policy update highlights trends in state guidance around graduation and grade advancement and how some are addressing inherent equity challenges.
NASBE President and CEO Robert Hull makes a statement on the CARES Act.