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Jun 02, 2010, 09:00 ET
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 10/09/2009

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...

May 24, 2010, 11:26 ET

Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Announces 2010 Grand Prize Winning Teams

The Siemens Foundation, Discovery Education and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) today announced the grand prize winners of this...

May 21, 2010, 10:56 ET

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Celebrates Food and Fashion With Food Network Star Ted Allen at Salute to Excellence Gala

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation is hosting their annual black-tie fundraiser Salute to Excellence. This year's affair...

May 03, 2010, 11:01 ET

Kansas and Louisiana Place First at the Ninth Annual National ProStart Invitational

$1.4M in scholarships awarded to top five culinary and management student teams Kansas and Louisiana won first place in the 2010 National...

Mar 25, 2010, 09:00 ET
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 10/15/2008

Hundreds of Higher Ed Faculty Gather in San Jose to Share Ideas on Increased Demand for Higher Ed With Fewer State Dollars

$2 billion new federal dollars for community colleges  will it pass, will it be enough? SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25 While the U.S....

Mar 17, 2010, 09:00 ET
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 10/15/2008

As NV Decides How to Fix Low Performing Schools, Hundreds of Educators Gather in Reno to Exchange Ideas to Raise Student Achievement

March 19-21, Peppermill Hotel Educators from Nevada, Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii are gathering in Reno,...

Feb 09, 2010, 11:00 ET
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 10/09/2009

NASBE Supports First Lady Michelle Obama in Fight Against Childhood Obesity

The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), a longtime leader in the fight against childhood obesity through better education...

Jan 26, 2010, 23:33 ET
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 10/15/2008

Oregon Educators Help Deliver a Victory for State's Middle Class Families in Historic Election

Election night statement from Dennis Van Roekel National Education Association "As states consider how to put their economies back on track,...

Nov 20, 2009, 11:51 ET
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 10/15/2008

Bono Tops the Chart as Favorite Celebrity Substitute Educator

Rock star chosen by online NEA poll Bono, U2's legendary front man and voice for the poor, would also rule the classroom say thousands of voters...

Oct 28, 2009, 08:30 ET
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 10/09/2009

NASBE Finds School and Community Partnerships a Critical Element in Dropout Prevention

With the national high school graduation rate somewhere between 60 and 70 percent, and below 50 percent in many urban areas, states, schools, and...

Oct 26, 2009, 08:30 ET
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 10/09/2009

NASBE Calls for New Assessment Systems That Balance Accountability With Improvements in Teaching and Learning

With the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in 2001, standardized assessments went from being one method of determining the...

Oct 21, 2009, 14:15 ET
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 10/09/2009

President-Elect and Directors Selected for National Association of State Boards of Education

Allan Taylor, chairman of the Connecticut State Board of Education, has been voted president-elect of the National Association of...

Oct 16, 2009, 14:08 ET
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 10/09/2009

Three Longtime State Education Leaders Receive National Honor

State education leaders from Connecticut, Ohio and Pennsylvania are the recipients of the 2009 Distinguished Service Award by the National...

Oct 16, 2009, 10:30 ET

B. Keith Fulton Named Friend of Education by National Association

B. Keith Fulton, President of Verizon West Virginia, is being honored with the National Association of State Boards of Education's...

Oct 13, 2009, 08:30 ET
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 10/09/2009

Special Edition of the State Education Standard Highlights Education Policymakers' Role in Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

The new issue of The State Education Standard, the journal of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE), examines how...

Aug 11, 2009, 10:00 ET

New Survey Reveals Health-Related Fitness as Primary Focus of Middle and High School Physical Education Programs

With growing concerns among parents and policymakers about the rise in childhood obesity - heightened by the recent CDC report showing that...

May 07, 2009, 13:50 ET

Obama Budget Level Funds Career Technical Education

Increase needed to train workforce, stimulate economy Today, the White House unveiled its Fiscal Year 2010 budget request, proposing level...

Feb 23, 2009, 19:25 ET
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 10/15/2008

NEA Partners to Develop Standards for Measuring 21st Century Skills

Education collaborative strives to ensure global competitiveness for students NEA is pleased to announce its partnership with the Council of...

Dec 11, 2008, 16:12 ET

Catholic Schools Contribute $19.8 Billion Annually to Nation

While auto manufacturers, secondary mortgage lenders and investment bankers are reaping billions of dollars in federal funds, one entity is saving...

Nov 14, 2008, 08:15 ET

NAHEC Presents 2008 National Awards for Outstanding Health Educator and Outstanding Innovation

The National Association of Health Education Centers (NAHEC) is pleased and proud to present Marcy Coppernoll with the 2008 Outstanding Health...