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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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Georgia and Massachusetts Advance Dyslexia Screening and Intervention

State boards can advocate for more young children to be screened for dyslexia and ensure that identified students receive effective interventions, as those in Massachusetts and Georgia have done.

High Schools That Matter

This issue of The Standard reimagines the high school experience, illuminating the data, policy reforms, and engagement with students, families, and educators that must align to make redesign possible.
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Teachers Need Multifaceted Support to Improve Literacy

To improve literacy, states should invest in comprehensive supports for teachers to equip them to deliver high-quality, evidence-based instruction.

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