Gentzel on How “School Choice” Denies Opportunity

With Congress set to soon reconcile two bills reauthorizing ESEA, re-visit Exec. Dir. Tom Gentzel’s Huffington Post article on why measures like vouchers and other privatization efforts can deny opportunity for America’s public school students.

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NSBA Issues School District Guide on Same-Sex Marriage Decision

NSBA, in partnership with the National Education Association (NEA) and the School Superintendents Association (AASA), released a newly updated guide to discuss the legal impact of the Obergefell v. Hodges decision on local school board policies.

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CPE Study Reinforces Key Role of High School Preparation

Center for Public Ed. study looks at the high school experiences of non-college going grads to identify the factors that lead to success after school in both work and life.

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COSA School Law Practice Seminar

This in-depth Seminar allows school attorneys the unique opportunity to dive into substantive issues, to discuss shared challenges, and to grow in their practice.

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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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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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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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