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Federal Advocacy Resources
October 1, 2015

NSBA advocates for a comprehensive, strategic reauthorization of ESEA that provides school districts the flexibility and resources they need to respond to the educational challenges in their local communities. This chart compares current Federal law, two bills that have passed the U.S.

Federal Advocacy Resources
October 1, 2015

NSBA advocates for a comprehensive, strategic reauthorization of ESEA that provides school districts the flexibility and resources they need to respond to the educational challenges in their local communities. 

Federal Advocacy Resources
September 29, 2015

On September 29, 2015, NSBA and nine other national education organizations sent this letter to Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA) of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and Chairman Lamar Alexendar (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (

Federal Advocacy Resources
September 22, 2015

NSBA co-signed a letter with other leading national education organizations to express strong support for the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015.

Federal Advocacy Resources
August 3, 2015

The Congressional August recess presents a unique opportunity for school board members across the country to meet locally and share with their members of Congress public education issues of great importance to their communities.

Federal Advocacy Resources
July 24, 2015

On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) sent a letter to the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) General Counsel Francisco M. Negrón, Jr.

Federal Advocacy Resources
July 22, 2015

On July 22, 2015, NSBA and nine other national education organizations sent this letter to House Speaker John Boehner, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid urging them to proceed to conference with the Elementary and Sec

Federal Advocacy Resources
July 22, 2015

In this letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Executive Director Tom Gentzel outlines NSBA's position on the Student Success Act (H.R. 5) which was introduced on the House floor on July 8, 2015. In the letter, Mr.

Federal Advocacy Resources
July 9, 2015

In this letter to Representative Rodney Davis and Representative Brad Ashford of the House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Executive Director Tom Gentzel voiced NSBA's support for the Healthy School Meals Flexibility Act. NSBA urges Congress to restore local leadership and flexibility to federal

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