FCC Approves $1.5 Billion Historic Increase to E-rate Program

NSBA’s Tom Gentzel, Lucy Gettman, and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler (center) celebrate the Dec. 11 historic action to modernize the E-rate program.


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Register Today for Annual Conference

We're excited to announce registration is now open for our 75th Annual Conference and Exposition on March 21-23, 2015 in Nashville.


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Get Connected - Today

Good governance raises student achievement. Help your students achieve their potential with National Connection (NC). NC is your “Washington office” for policy insights, legal views, public advocacy tips, and much more. Access premium content, tools, and resources available only to NC districts.


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Believe in America’s Public Schools

“Magic” Johnson got his start in public schools. What might your child accomplish? Take a stand. Sign the pledge at StandUp4PublicSchools.org


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Register Today for Advocacy Institute

Join us Feb. 1-3 in Washington, D.C., to gain a keen understanding of why effective advocacy requires strong collaboration across policy, media, and judicial spectrums.


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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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Upcoming Events

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Feb
Advocacy Institute
Mariott Marquis Hotel, Washington, D.C.
20
Feb
Deadline
22
Feb
State Meeting

Shreveport Convention Center. Shreveport, Los Angeles

27
Feb
State Meeting

Louisville, Ky.

18
Mar
OSAED Events

Nashville, Tenn.

Advocacy Institute

NSBA's 2015 Advocacy Institute

Join us Feb. 1-3, 2015 at the centrally located Marriott Marquis, just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, Penn Quarter, D.C. City Center, and the Verizon Center, in Washington, D.C., to gain a keen understanding of why effective advocacy requires strong collaboration across policy, media, and judicial spectrum.

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