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Mar 18, 2013, 09:00 ET
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High School Students from 44 States Compete for $1.4 Million in Scholarships at the National ProStart Invitational

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will host the 12th annual National ProStart Invitational in Baltimore, Md....

Mar 11, 2013, 14:30 ET

National Catholic Educational Association Names New President

 De La Salle Christian Brother Robert Bimonte has been named president of the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) effective July...

Mar 07, 2013, 09:30 ET
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NASBE Launches Next Generation Science Standards Policy Initiative

As states work to implement new math and English standards, policymakers from 26 lead state partners are participating in the development of the...

Mar 01, 2013, 14:50 ET

Celebrities Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library

Actors Uma Thurman, Jake T. Austin to kick off 16th annual Read Across America Day  The National Education Association rolled out the...

Mar 01, 2013, 11:22 ET

NASDCTEc Launches 50-State Alignment Study of CTE Standards

 The National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) is launching a large scale alignment study to...

Feb 27, 2013, 13:56 ET

Celebrities to Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library

Actors Uma Thurman, Jake T. Austin to kick off NEA's Read Across America Day Lights! Camera! Read!  The National Education Association...

Feb 21, 2013, 12:32 ET

Cat-a-Van Tours Hit the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing

NEA, Renaissance Dental asking students to grab their hat and read with the Cat The Cat in the Hat is back, and he's revving up his engines...

Feb 13, 2013, 08:30 ET

Early Childhood Education Focus in State of the Union Applauded by NAEYC

House and Senate Reintroduction of NAEYC Recommendations Expected Shortly  The National Association for the Education of Young Children...

Feb 06, 2013, 09:01 ET
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NASBE to Assist States with School Discipline Policy Reform

A growing debate over school discipline has led many educators and policymakers to question the value of punishments involving out-of-school...

Feb 05, 2013, 11:30 ET
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NASBE Applauds Release of USDA's Standards for Competitive Foods

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the proposed rule for competitive food standards as required by the Healthy,...

Feb 01, 2013, 13:00 ET
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NASBE Announces Resignation of Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has accepted the resignation of NASBE Executive Director...

Jan 31, 2013, 16:01 ET

Renaissance Dental Teams up with NEA's Read Across America to Encourage Children to Pick up a Book and a Toothbrush

New partnership connects importance of children's oral health and literacy  What do books and toothbrushes have in common? Much more...

Jan 28, 2013, 15:40 ET

NALEO Educational Fund Applauds Bipartisan Efforts in U.S. Senate to Move Immigration Reform Forward

Organization calls for legislation that will make the naturalization process more accessible to immigrants and fully integrate new Americans into...

Jan 23, 2013, 09:30 ET
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NASBE Partners with AEP on Arts Education Policy Portal

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is collaborating with the Arts Education Partnership (AEP) to create an online arts...

Jan 08, 2013, 10:34 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces 21st Annual Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will host the 21st annual Ted J. Balestreri Leadership Classic in Pebble...

Dec 20, 2012, 09:30 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Appoints Katherine Speyer Schieffelin As Chief Development Officer

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that Katherine Speyer Schieffelin has joined the...

Dec 10, 2012, 14:48 ET
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NASBE Launches Epinephrine Policy Initiative

With the rise in reported food allergies among students in the last 15 years, it is crucial that policymakers understand how to best prepare...

Dec 03, 2012, 09:30 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Awards $3 Million In Scholarships And ProStart Support In 2012

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it achieved several major milestones in 2012, including...

Nov 29, 2012, 09:15 ET
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NASBE Releases Essential School Safety Policy Guide

New Chapter of Fit, Healthy, and Ready to Learn Series Centered on Creating Safe School Environments The National Association of State...

Nov 19, 2012, 12:09 ET

NALEO Educational Fund Elects New Chair And Board Members

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund announced the election of its new chair, Dallas Mayor...