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Oct 14, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Bob Wise Named Friend of Education by National Association of State Boards of Education

Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, is being honored with the National Association...

Oct 14, 2011, 07:00 ET
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Two Longtime State Education Leaders Receive National Honor

State education leaders from Illinois and Maine are the recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Service Award by the National Association of State...

Oct 13, 2011, 14:00 ET
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Gen. Colin Powell and Alma Powell Named National Education Policy Leaders of the Year

Gen. Colin Powell, U.S. Army (ret.) and Alma Powell, the founding and current chairs of the America's Promise Alliance, respectively were named...

Oct 13, 2011, 13:00 ET
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NASBE Study Calls for Major Changes in Teacher Prep, Retention, and Evaluation Policies

Teachers have lately fallen under the national microscope far more than any other aspect of public schooling. The convergence of sluggish growth...

Jun 20, 2011, 09:00 ET

Nutrition Education Partnership Between National Education Association Health Information Network and Nestle in the U.S.

The National Education Association Health Information Network (NEA HIN) has partnered with Nestle in the United States to expand its nutrition and...

Jun 02, 2011, 12:25 ET

New MyPlate Highlights Dairy as an Essential Part of Every Meal

The shape may have shifted from pyramid to plate, but the message remains the same: dairy is an important part of the daily diet, for adults and...

May 11, 2011, 14:00 ET

NAAEI Recognizes Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation for Efforts to Promote Apartment Industry Careers

The National Apartment Association Education Institute(NAAEI) has selected the Texas Apartment Association Education Foundation (TAAEF) as the...

May 09, 2011, 05:00 ET

For the Third Year in a Row, Pine Hill School, San Jose's Premier 37 Year Old Nonprofit, Non Public Special Education School Has Been Selected as a NASET School of Excellence!

Selection as a School of Excellence by The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is one of the highest honors a private...

Mar 09, 2011, 17:17 ET

Catholic Leaders to Focus on Future of Catholic Schools at NCEA Financial Summit

Event Scheduled March 10–11 at Loyola University in Chicago Cardinal Francis George of Chicago; President Karen Ristau of the National...

Feb 22, 2011, 22:48 ET

Community Members Standing Together to Move Wisconsin Forward

Neighbors are standing side by side together in solidarity in communities around Wisconsin with rallies and vigils in an effort to ask Governor...

Feb 20, 2011, 20:42 ET

Community Members Standing Together to Move Wisconsin Forward

More than 200,000 community members from around Wisconsin met in Madison this weekend to ask Governor Scott Walker to come to the table....

Feb 15, 2011, 09:14 ET

Congress, Administration Cuts to Career Technical Education Misguided, Harmful, According to ACTE and NASDCTEc

Today, the White House released its Fiscal Year 2012 budget, which proposes to cut the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins)...

Dec 01, 2010, 20:53 ET

Congress Makes Key Vote for Marriage Education

When President Obama signs H.R. 4783 that passed the House yesterday by a vote of 256-152, this will provide an opportunity for a sixth critical...

Oct 20, 2010, 07:00 ET
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NASBE Study Finds Teacher Training and Evaluation are Left Behind in Scramble to Deliver 21st Century Education to Students

The current education model in the United States, a relic of the Industrial Age, is increasingly out of touch with the needs of society and the...

Oct 14, 2010, 09:00 ET
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Four Longtime State Education Leaders Receive National Honor

State education leaders from Colorado, Florida, Utah and West Virginia are the recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Service Award by the National...

Oct 14, 2010, 06:00 ET

Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, U.S. Army, Named National Education Policy Leader of the Year

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley, commanding general of the United States Army Accessions Command, has been named the Policy Leader of the Year...

Oct 14, 2010, 06:00 ET
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NASBE Study Finds Education and Military Partnerships May Hold Key to Improving Student Outcomes

Community, higher education, and business partnerships are often touted as critical links to helping students graduate from high school and making...

Sep 09, 2010, 10:48 ET

NAFEO Comments on FCC's Public Notice on Open Internet Proceeding

The below represents NAFEO's position on the Federal Communications Commission's Announcement of its Public Notice seeking further input on...

Aug 09, 2010, 07:00 ET

Education Stakeholders Study State Policy and Collective Bargaining Language

Report highlights need for collaborative professional development A new report, "Advancing High-Quality Professional Learning Through Collective...

Jun 02, 2010, 09:00 ET
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NASBE Sees Common Core Standards as Major Advance in Public Education

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) supports the Common Core Standards being released today as a major step toward...