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Today, NSBA expressed support for local governance and asked the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) to amend the proposed regulations to remove provisions and requirements that exceed the scope of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and minimize the emphasis on federal compliance by...

NSBA today joined 47 education organization in a coalition letter for the markup of S. 2711, the “Native American Education Opportunity Act,” opposing private school vouchers in the form of Education Savings Accounts (ESAs).

ESAs are effectively no different than vouchers state the group...

This morning, August 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education posted the proposed supplement, not supplant rule that was sent to members of Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The rule has not been formally published in the Federal Register, however once it is formally...

-Joshua P. Starr, CEO of PDK

Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK) released its 48th Annual poll results today on the public’s views toward the nation’s public schools. And while the American public does not agree on a single purpose for public education according...

- Pictured from left: Kathy Green, MSBA President-elect; Kirk Schneidawind, MSBA’s Executive Director; Miranda Beard, NSBA President; Kevin Donovan, MSBA president; John Tuttle, NSBA Immediate past-President; Kevin Ciak, NSBA President-elect; and Frank Pugh, NSBA...

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The time to prepare for a crisis is not when you’re in the middle of one. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “preparation time is not lost time.” Having a solid plan in place can go a long way in helping districts and schools prevent and respond as needed to crisis situations that arise.

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A purple school van delivers preschool lessons and health care to isolated Wyoming children and their families. Indiana ninth-graders attend a summer program designed to smooth the transition to high school. A rural California district provides Wi-Fi on school buses, then sends those vehicles to...

Between now and August 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education is collecting input on the educational and technical assistance needs of states and school districts. The input the Department receives is intended to inform priorities for the next grant cycle of Regional Educational Laboratories...

Across the country, educators, parents, and students are expressing concerns about the amount of testing in schools. To address these concerns, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and Achieve are partnering to support school board members and their districts to take stock of their...

American School Board Journal was honored with two 2016 EXCEL Awards by Association Media & Publishing in June. ASBJ earned two Silver Awards in the magazine feature writing category for 20,001 to 50,000 circulation....

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