Weakening economy is putting the squeeze on school budgetsSchool districts across the country already are gearing up for a financially rocky and uncertain period in 2008.
Congress approves funding increases for key educationCongress took positive steps to set the stage for even more favorable action this year.
Security cameras link schools to police departmentsA growing number of districts are installing cameras that are linked over the Internet with local police departments.
Outstanding program planned for 2008 NSBA Annual ConferenceWith more than 200 workshops scheduled, attendees will find useful and timely information.
Boards consider antiharassment policies on sexual orientationLocal school boards are encouraged to take an active stance to prevent bullying and discrimination.
National Affiliate Spotlight: Sweetwater County focuses on wellnessDistrict’s wellness policy includes the usual language about eliminating junk food and encouraging students to make healthy choices.
NSBA President: Local board members deserve our gratitudeState associations should take advantage of NSBA’s School Board Member National Recognition Program.
NSBA Editorial/Boards' Eye View: Congress adjourns with a sputter, a spurt, and an opportunityThe first session of the 110th Congress ended with final action taken on one of three major pending measures affecting K-12 education.
Fast ReportSocial, emotional learning tied to academics; Florida school boards challenge charter law; Growth model pilot expanded.
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