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President-elect Trump's unanticipated win has left K-12 education peering into the political unknown.  And, with a single party poised to control both houses of Congress, plus a new Supreme Court appointment on the horizon, the impact to public schools could be unprecedented. Now more than ever...

The U.S. Department posted final regulations on the implementation of accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the...

All students deserve a high-quality education and a learning environment that is safe and supportive. NSBA and school board members across the country are committed to ensuring this is the case in public schools in every town and community.

In light of the recent increase of bias...

In response to the U.S. Department of Education’s notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Title I – Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged – Supplement not Supplant, NSBA issued comments...

Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) late last year has been the cause of much celebration by those of us who believed the fulcrum in education policymaking was badly in need of a reset. For decades, the federal role has grown, coercing state leaders and local school officials to...

NSBA is pleased to announce that Lucy Gettman has been appointed Chief Advocacy Officer and Ronald Skinner has been has appointed Chief Member Services Officer. 

Gettman will lead the Federal Advocacy & Public Policy group, which represents state school board associations and their...

NSBA joined by the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB), the School Superintendents Association (AASA), Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), and National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE), filed a “friend of the court” (amicus)...

The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Award for Urban School Board Excellence was created in 2004 to recognize the leadership of urban school districts where effective school board governance has an impact on student achievement, and this year’s winner has more than demonstrated its...

Cheryl D. Mayes, former Metropolitan Nashville School Board member and devoted advocate for public education, was awarded the 2016 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Sept. 30, during CUBE’s 49th Annual Conference in Miami...

On behalf of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and CEO made the following statement:

As we approach the end of Fiscal Year 2016, Congress must finalize a bipartisan continuing resolution or other funding continuity plan that will sustain...

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