State boards of education in Iowa and Virginia considered new regulations this summer intended to curtail abuses in schools’ imposition of seclusion and restraint as means of managing student behavior and to improve schools’ reporting their occurrence. These agenda items […]

In 2018, NASBE’s State Board Insight reveals that state boards regularly addressed broad topics like finance and charter schools as well as more particular initiatives related to teacher certification, implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), student safety and […]

In the aftermath of the February 2018 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, state boards of education are weighing how to advance school safety by bolstering measures to protect students and prevent violent acts. In March alone, […]