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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...

Feb 21, 2012, 22:44 ET

Mazda Test Drive Program Pledges $1 Million for Nation's Public School Libraries

NEA's 'Read Across America Tour – Driven by Mazda' visits 20 cities  Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has teamed up with...

Feb 21, 2012, 10:30 ET
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Healthy Learning Environments are Paramount in 'Green Cleaning' Issue of NASBE's State Education Standard

At a time when the number of students with asthma has reached new highs—and when states and districts are increasingly focused on the...

Feb 17, 2012, 16:30 ET

National Education Association's 'Read Across America Tour - Driven by Mazda' To Raise $1 Million for Public School Libraries

Mazda Test-Drive Program to Visit 20-plus Cities Across the U.S. to Share the Love of Reading  The National Education Association...

Jan 11, 2012, 16:00 ET

Apartment Industry Offers Wealth of Opportunities to Job Seekers

As the nation's unemployment rates slowly recover, the apartment industry continues to see strong demand for new employees in order to...

Nov 22, 2011, 13:05 ET
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Jim Kohlmoos Named Next Executive Director of NASBE by Board of Directors

 The board of directors of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is proud to announce Jim Kohlmoos as NASBE's next...

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...