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NSBA’s Center for Public Education Finds High School Rigor and Academic Advising Helps Students Succeed in College

Alexandria, Va. (Oct. 11, 2012) - A new study from the National School Board Association’s Center for Public Education shows how students can succeed once they enter college. The report, “High school rigor and good advice: Setting up students to succeed,” found that high-level courses in high school, particularly in mathematics, and college help students earn their degrees. 

NSBA Praises Senate’s Passage of Bipartisan Budget Act; Encourages Lawmakers to Prioritize Education Funding

Alexandria, Va. (Dec. 18, 2013) - The following statement is by the National School Boards Association Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel praising the U.S. Senate for passing the budget plan known as the Bipartisan Budget Act, which seeks to restore many of the cuts to prek-12 education:

Director Steve McQueen Shares NSBA’s “Stand Up 4 Public Schools” Wristband as He Accepts Academy Award for Best Picture

Alexandria, Va. (March 3, 2014) - In celebration of the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) partnership with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute "12 Years a Slave" to public high schools, NSBA congratulates the film’s Director Steve McQueen for winning the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture.


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