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Commission on Career and Technical Education Releases Report, Surveys States
The SREB Commission on Career and Technical Education calls on state leaders to create relevant career pathways that lead students from high school to postsecondary education and training — and help them secure good jobs in demand in their states. Credentials for All: An Imperative for SREB States offers eight actions states can take to reach this goal: Double the number of young adults who hold a credible credential or degree by the age of 25. Read the release > 
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New Board Members From Oklahoma
Clark Jolley and Jennifer Monies have been appointed to the Southern Regional Education Board by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. Jolley, a state senator, chairs appropriations and serves on the education committee. Monies is executive director of the Oklahoma Educated Workforce Initiative.

Glen Johnson, chancellor of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, was reappointed to the Board. 
Johnson chairs the SREB Commission on College Affordability in the South and is a past SREB vice chair.

Learning from the Swiss

How can we restructure our education system to create confident, credentialed workers? An opinion piece by SREB Senior Vice President Gene Bottoms  > 

Reshaping Teaching and Learning in Northeast Louisiana 
In rural Louisiana parishes in the Mississippi Delta, nine schools are reshaping teaching and learning. Several of the schools in one of the nation’s poorest regions are already seeing results, midway through a three-year partnership of SREB, the Louisiana Department of Education and five school districts, 

At the center of the transformation are the teaching frameworks Literacy Design Collaborative and Mathematics Design Collaborative

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The ABCs of early childhood acronyms run from DAP  to QRIS. Use this handy glossary to brush up on the language of this field as SREB’s Early Childhood Commission prepares to present its recommendations to the SREB Board late this month. 

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