Speakers Announced

Join us January 24 - 26 in Washington, D.C., for an intensive conference highlighting a cross-disciplinary approach to effective school board advocacy featuring Cokie Roberts and Dr. Larry Sabato.

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ESEA Reauthorization Moves Ahead

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Next COSA Webinar Includes ESEA Update

Congress is moving on ESEA; join us for an update! The webinar will cover the latest developments for ESEA modernization, including House-Senate conference committee actions and initial implementation efforts, should the legislation become law.

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Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the 2016 NSBA Annual Conference in Boston!

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CPE Releases New Resource on School Choice

NSBA's Center for Public Education (CPE) looks at the various forms of school choice, and drawing upon relevant research and statistics, the effects each has on student achievement.

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School Boards as Leadership Role Models

Executive Director Tom Gentzel writes about how school boards can be a model for the leadership we expect from every other level of government. Read Gentzel’s column from the latest edition of American School Board Journal.

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Equity Symposium

Join school board members and policy makers from around the country on Saturday, January 23, 2016 for a thought-provoking and stimulating day of discussion at NSBA’s inaugural Equity Symposium to be held in Washington, DC. Registration is now open!

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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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Our Partners

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