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Dec 05, 2005, 00:00 ET

New National Research on Link Between Athletics and Academics

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national research project on student participation in high school athletics and the link between...

Nov 18, 2005, 00:00 ET

Brenda Welburn Statement on New Growth Model Policy to Meet No Child Left Behind Requirements

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "The nation's state boards of education and the National Association of State Boards of Education...

Nov 09, 2005, 00:00 ET

Putting Feet First to Prevent Amputations is the Focus of World Diabetes Day 2005

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Every 30 seconds a lower limb is amputated as a result of diabetes somewhere in the world, according to...

Oct 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Rep. Ralph Regula Named National Policy Leader Of The Year

PHOENIX, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Congressman Ralph Regula has been named the national Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association...

Oct 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Value-Added Tests Can Improve Instruction, But Aren't Ready for High-Stakes Use, Says National Education Group

PHOENIX, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing use of value-added assessments in schools requires clear guidelines on how such tests should be...

Oct 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Chad Wick and KnowledgeWorks Foundation Recognized with National Education Award

PHOENIX, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- - Chad Wick, founding president and CEO of KnowledgeWorks Foundation is being recognized with the national...

Oct 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

State Leaders Urge Schoolwide Reforms to Improve Reading Skills and Address National Literacy Crisis

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- State education policymakers are calling for a new approach and redoubled efforts to teach adolescents how to...

Oct 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

Clair Orr, Colorado State Board Member, Receives National Education Award

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Clair Orr, a member of the Colorado State Board of Education, is being awarded the Distinguished Service Award...

Oct 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

Herb Moyer, Michigan State Board Member, Receives National Education Award

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Herb Moyer, a member of the Michigan State Board of Education until earlier this year, is being awarded the...

Oct 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

Rosetta Richard, Mississippi State Board Chairman, Receives National Education Award

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta Richard, chairwoman of the Mississippi State Board of Education, is being awarded the Distinguished...

Oct 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

Virginia Jacobs, Ohio State Board Member, Receives National Education Award

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Jacobs, a member of the Ohio Board of Education, is being awarded the Distinguished Service Award by...

Sep 27, 2005, 01:00 ET

Policies to Promote Student Leaders in Education Recommended by NASBE

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the first national survey of student leadership in education show that students on boards of...

Sep 22, 2005, 01:00 ET

NASBE Awarded Grant for Wallace Foundation's Education Leadership Initiative

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) has been awarded a grant from The...

Sep 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Extending a Helping Hand - Catholic Leaders Will Collect Dollars from Children to Help Education in Hurricane-Stricken Region

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic school children and students enrolled in religious education programs will be extending a helping...

Jul 22, 2005, 01:00 ET

New School Policy Guide to Help Manage Children's Asthma Issued

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A new policy guide recommending the development of school asthma programs to help students manage their...

Jul 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

President and Board of Directors Elected to Lead National Association of State Boards of Education

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- W. Brad Bryant, a member of the Georgia state board of education, has been elected president of the...

Jun 02, 2005, 01:00 ET

Reading Proficiency Efforts in Rural Schools Give Insights for Improving Literacy Among All Students

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Case studies of the reforms individual rural schools in Arizona and Mississippi are making to improve...

Apr 04, 2005, 01:00 ET

Experimental Preschool Reforms Show Encouraging Successes, Plans Underway to Expand to All 50 States

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot preschool initiative in six states designed to ensure that all children start school ready to...

Mar 11, 2005, 00:00 ET

Funding and No Child Left Behind Act Are Top National Issues for State Boards of Education, New Survey Shows

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing greater flexibility within the No Child Left Behind Act should be Congress' highest priority...

Mar 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

The National Anthem Project Launches Today From Nation's Capital

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Anthem Project, a multi-year effort to re-teach Americans "The Star-Spangled Banner," launched...