Happy 4th of July from NSBA!

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” - President Franklin D. Roosevelt


Gentzel on ESEA Reauthorization

Executive Director Tom Gentzel appeared on-air on SiriusXM’s POTUS Politics Channel 124, “The Morning Briefing with Tim Farley,” to discuss the rewrite of the 2002 No Child Left Behind, which expired eight years ago.


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NSBA Helps America’s School Districts Implement Landmark Same-Sex Decision

President Obama calls the Supreme Court’s historic 5-4 ruling a “victory for America.” School districts nationwide can rely on NSBA resources to help guide efforts to implement the law.


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CUBE’s 48th Annual Conference

Join CUBE for its 48th Annual Conference in Phoenix on October 1-3. You’ll gain strategies and ideas regarding equitable learning opportunities for students that can have an immediate impact on your district.


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Gentzel featured as Comcast Newsmaker

Beginning this July, watch for NSBA Exec. Dir. Tom Gentzel to appear on the National Edition of Comcast Newsmakers as he discusses record-setting graduation rates, community ownership of public schools, and why school boards are important. Newsmakers reaches 22 million homes across Comcast's digital footprint as well as social media and online platforms.


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CUBE Summer Issues Seminar 2015

How do we make quality and equitable education everyone’s problem? Join CUBE in Savannah on July 23-25, to learn about the important role that leadership can play in addressing systemic inequities in our schools.


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Donate Now to Help NSBA “Stand Up 4 Public Schools”

Donate today to help us advocate for the right of every child to a high-quality education. Your tax-free contribution supports NSBA work on behalf of America’s public schools and America’s public schoolchildren.


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We are the leading advocate for public education

Working with and through our state associations, NSBA advocates for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership. We believe education is a civil right necessary to the dignity and freedom of the American people, and all children should have equal access to an education that maximizes his or her individual potential.

School Law Issues

Our school law resources help you understand the complex legal environment, including new and emerging legal developments, and to anticipate, prevent, and overcome legal challenges.

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Federal Legislative Priorities

The education of our children must become a top priority of our nation's policymakers, and we are committed to ensuring federal policies protect state and local control and accountability.

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Public Engagement

By focusing on raising student achievement through strong local governance and by actively engaging the community, school boards provide leadership for academic success in our public schools.

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State Association Services

Our state associations represent more than 90,000 local school board members who are dedicated to educating every child to his or her fullest potential and committed to leadership for student achievement.

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