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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...

Nov 15, 2012, 09:15 ET
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NASBE Releases Two Critical New School Health Policy Guides

New Chapters of Fit, Healthy, and Ready to Learn Series Focus on Physical Activity and Healthy Eating As states and districts mobilize to...

Nov 07, 2012, 02:19 ET

Early Results Demonstrate Electoral Clout Of Latino Voters In 2012

 The latest data from the impreMedia/Latino Decisions "Election Eve" poll suggests that Latino voters made a decisive impact on the...

Oct 17, 2012, 13:11 ET

NALEO To Host Briefing On The Impact Of Voting Laws On Latino Voters In 2012 And Beyond

Latino Voters and Candidates in Election 2012 will also be highlighted  Two weeks before Election Day, the National Association of...

Oct 11, 2012, 15:00 ET
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The Skillman Foundation Named 'Friend of Education' by National Association of State Boards of Education

The Skillman Foundation, based in Detroit, MI is being honored with the National Association of State Boards of Education's (NASBE) Friend of...

Oct 11, 2012, 13:00 ET
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Three Longtime State Education Leaders Receive National Honor

State education leaders from Maine, Michigan, and Missouri are the recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Service Award by the National Association...

Oct 11, 2012, 10:00 ET
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Gaston Caperton Named National Education Policy Leader of the Year

Gov. Gaston Caperton, former governor of West Virginia and retiring president of the College Board, has been named the Policy Leader of the Year...

Sep 19, 2012, 11:57 ET
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Latest Issue of NASBE's State Education Standard Examines the Common Core Standards from Origin to Execution

With Implementation of the New Standards, the Hard Work Begins  The Common Core State Standards have been approved in most states for...

Apr 17, 2012, 09:10 ET
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NASBE Awards Grants to Help States Develop School Nutrition Policies

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) awarded grants to seven state boards of education to develop and implement policies...