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Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a health care bill, the American Health Care Act, that will result in significant funding cuts to public schools. The bill which repeals and replaces parts of the Affordable Care Act, also makes major changes to the Medicaid program,...

Today marks the 63rd anniversary of the landmark 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision which established the segregation of public school students based on race as unconstitutional.

Public education is America’s most vital institution and the foundation of our...

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce is scheduled to review H.R. 2353, the "Strengthening Career and Technical Education...

Teacher turnover in high-poverty, high-minority urban schools can top 20 percent annually. Among new teachers, as many as half walk away from the profession in their first five years. This is unacceptable. Urban education cannot hope to close the achievement gap with such turnover. But there is...

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NSBA today submitted public comments in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) request for feedback on the Consolidated State Plan Template. Excerpts from the comments follow:

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Adding the "A" to STEM

While the accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci, the 15th century Italian painter and inventor, embody the integration of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, it has taken over 400 years for educational institutions to recognize and actively pursue STEAM.

The U.S. National...

Federal child nutrition programs touch the lives of millions of low-income children every day. In a call for flexibility for school meal programs, U.S. Representative Kristi Noem (R-ND) introduced the...

On May 7, 2017, NSBA Executive Director & CEO, Thomas J. Gentzel provided the following commencement address to Penn State College of Education:

So, What?

Good afternoon! WE ARE!!

President Barron; Dean Monk; honorable colleagues on the platform; faculty and staff;...

In response to President Donald Trump's signing of the FY 2017 Omnibus Bill, NSBA Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel today released the following statement:

"The FY...

Diana Clapp, superintendent of the Fremont County School District No. 6 in western Wyoming, wanted to make the library at Wind River High School a more welcoming place for students. For ideas, she turned to NSBA’s Magna Awards.

Clapp, school board member Kristen Benson, along with a team...

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