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A new report -- “Busting the Myth of ‘one-size-fits all’ Public Education,” -- from the Center for Public Education (CPE) found an abundance of choice in public schools, both in program offerings and school selection. CPE is the research tank for the National School Boards Association (NSBA)....

Tuesday, September 12, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Cannon House Office Building, in Washington, D.C. Executive Director & CEO Tom Gentzel will moderate a panel of school leaders to exchange perspectives of the current state of “choice” in our public schools.

Panelists include...

National School Boards Association Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel today released the following statement in response to the Trump...

Ensuring a safe and secure environment for students, school staff, and visitors is a primary responsibility of every school district. While crises in school settings are rare, as recent events made us all too aware, neighborhood schools, communities, and cities are not immune to tragedy and...

PDK International has released its 49th Annual poll results on how Americans view public education. And while the findings reinforce that most public school parents (62 percent) like their local schools – more give their community schools an A grade than at any time in more than 40 years of PDK...

For more than 75 years, NSBA, a federation of 49 state associations and one territory association, has been working to ensure our public education system is appropriately supported by federal policymakers, so public schools can offer the best possible environment for students to realize their...

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The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) has been at the forefront in helping urban school districts in their work to close the achievement gap, raise high school graduation rates, provide intervention services to academically struggling students, and create broad-based school programs to...

Why are some schools great? Look to the principal

by Robert L. Zorn

All school board members want their districts to have outstanding schools. There’s no doubt that outstanding schools are developed by and led by great leadership in the school principal’s position. So, getting...

Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, the ranking member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the United States House of Representatives, recently introduced the Rebuilding America’s Schools Act of 2017–...

NSBA today issued the following letter to lawmakers in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353):

The...

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