If you are a new member of a state board of education, you have by now settled into your seat at the table. Likely, you are getting acquainted with the rules of public engagement. As an elected board member coming off the campaign trail, you may already feel confident about engaging with the media and constituents. As an appointed member, maybe not so much. Regardless, a few tips can set you up for success: know your role, lean on staff, and leverage NASBE.

We the Media: Stepping Out on the Public Square

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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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