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Connect Ed, an initiative launched by President Obama’s administration to enrich K-12 education for students through internet connectivity and education technology in the classroom, celebrated its three-year anniversary today.

In this video Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and CEO...

Site visits to districts effectively utilizing technology to positively impact teaching and learning, district operations, parental engagement and community outreach have been a cornerstone of NSBA's Technology Leadership...

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote September 13 on H.R. 5587, the bipartisan “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.” NSBA supports H.R. 5587 and in a...

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...

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