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Governor Hutchinson of Arkansas elected SREB chair
Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas was elected 2015-16 SREB chair Sunday at SREB's annual meeting in Naples, Florida. Chancellor Glen Johnson of Oklahoma is vice chair, and Senator Robert Plymale of West Virginia serves as treasurer. Legislative Advisory Council officers are Representative Tom Dickson of Georgia and Senator Reginald Tate of Tennessee. Release >
AR, OK, TN join SARA distance ed collaboration
Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tennessee were approved by the Southern Regional Education Board this week to join the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). These three bring the number of participating states to 27.

SARA is a collaboration of states nationwide to make distance education easier and safer for college students. The agreements ease the burden of regulation for states and eliminate approval costs for colleges and universities. More >
"My work matters to my team."
“I understand accountability now. My work matters to my team," says a student in the Advanced Career informatics pathway at Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center in Charleston, West Virginia. Informatics is one of eight pathways in SREB's AC program. More >
Latest Legislative Report online
SREB's latest Legislative Report details final legislative and budget actions related to education in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

Read the report > 
NC teachers adopt literacy, math strategies
SREB is partnering with school districts in North Carolina over five years to build local schools’ capacity to teach with the Literacy and Math Design Collaborative frameworks. These instructional practices help teachers prepare students to meet the expectations of college- and career-readiness standards. The first group began training in February and report significant improvement in student work. Read more on EducationNC, a new source for education information in North Carolina.
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