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Alexandria, Va. (June 5, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) honored U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) today with the Congressional Special Recognition Award. Inhofe received the NSBA’s top Congressional award for his leadership to advance public education.  

Alexandria, Va. (May 19, 2014) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is calling for flexibility and relief from onerous regulations in federal school meal programs as the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee responsible for funding the Department of Agriculture considers FY 2015 appropriations. (Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act)

 

Alexandria, Va. (May 14, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has released a new policy guide on international student travel to help school boards anticipate and interpret important legal considerations and planning issues before students reach the departure gate. 

Alexandria, Va. (May 13, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) honors the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling by calling on America’s school boards, parents and communities to continue to ensure that public education is a right made available to all students on equal terms.

Alexandria, Va. (May 8, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA), the leading advocate for public education representing more than 90,000 local school board members, is opposed to H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act, which is scheduled for a floor vote this week.

Alexandria, Va. (April 28, 2014) - As school districts increasingly move to cloud computing instead of on-site data storage, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and its Council of School Attorneys (COSA) have released a guide for school boards introducing the legal issues associated with protecting student data and suggesting best practices.  The guide, “Data in the Cloud,” seeks to raise awareness of student data privacy concerns, and to provide a framework for comprehensive student data privacy approaches in school districts.

Alexandria, Va.  (April 25, 2014) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced leaders for its three caucuses during its Annual Conference held in New Orleans earlier this month. The caucuses help school board members improve the academic achievement and address the unique needs of African-American, Latino, and Native American students.

Alexandria, Va. (April 22, 2014) – A new guide released today details how school board members can build partnerships to secure a high-quality education, from early learning to graduation, for students in their districts. “Partnerships, Not Pushouts: A Guide for School Board Members on Community Partnerships for Student Success,”  demonstrates how school boards can work with other community partners to provide seamless services and engage community members to improve their schools.

Alexandria, Va. (April 17, 2014) - The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announces that Brokers’ Risk, HUMAN Healthy Vending, Kaplan K12, and Share 911 have joined as official service partners.

John D. Tuttle of Oklahoma elected President-elect and Miranda Beard of Mississippi elected Secretary-Treasurer

Alexandria (April 10, 2014) – School board leader Anne M. Byrne of New York’s Nanuet Union Free School District was named the 67th President of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) at the association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans.

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