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Connecting Policy-Makers With Timely Facts
Mississippi state capitolWith legislative sessions underway in the majority of Southern states, SREB resources are a call or a click away for many issues states are addressing this year, including standards, assessments, educator effectiveness, affordability and early education.
 
Wondering how other states are approaching a specific topic? Need data on how your state compares to its neighbors? Use the map at the top of our home page to find detailed policies, progress and data for your state. Or contact SREB state services staff to connect you with the right analyst or resource.
 
Check SREB.org/StateUpdates for the latest actions in legislatures. SREB Legislative Reports begin in February.
Great Teachers Help At-Risk Students Succeed at Florida School 
A success academy at Pinellas Park Middle School is making a big difference for its students. More than two-thirds increased their grade-point averages, attendance is up, discipline referrals are down and 93 percent of eighth graders were promoted. The director of SREB’s Learning-Centered Leadership Program tells the story >
 
Barker Leads Ed Tech Cooperative
Wanda Barker joins SREB this week as director of the Educational Technology Cooperative, which brings together states to use technology to raise student achievement from pre-kindergarten through college. More >
Arkansas, Georgia Lawmakers Head SREB Council
State Senator Joyce Elliott of Little Rock is the new chair of SREB's Legislative Advisory Council. State Representative Tom Dickson of Cohutta, Georgia, is now vice chair. Full story >
Year in Review 
In case you missed it, flip through this quick timeline of services and resources from SREB's educator effectiveness team.

Policy & Practice brings you news about improving education across the continuum, from pre-K through Ph.D., in SREB states. Contact us with questions and suggestions. 
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