At NASBE’s Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, in March 2022, panelists joined together to discuss teachers as drivers of excellence and share the successes in their states and programs around diversity, recruitment, preparation, and retention.


The NASBE Interview: Christine Benson, Sharif El-Mekki, Willis Walter, and Ryan Saunders





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Strengthening the Principal Pipeline through State Leadership Academies

Missouri, Delaware, and North Carolina have developed evidence-based professional learning for current and prospective school leaders to increase their effectiveness and reduce turnover.
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State Advances in Early Childhood Education Seed Plans for 2024

In 2023, several states made significant strides toward universal pre-K, increased funding and support for early educators, and improved literacy and math instruction.
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Curriculum That Counts

Authors in this issue of the Standard draw lessons from a spectrum of state policies that are being used to increase the adoption of high-quality curriculum.

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