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Our commitment at NSBA is, first and foremost, to ensure the health and safety of our members and staff and the students and school personnel in our charge. We advise public schools to follow federal, state and local health authorities’ guidelines on current measures to prevent and respond to the coronavirus. We will continue to update our coronavirus page with information and resources we hope you find helpful. Reopening schools safely will bring added costs for districts and schools. NSBA's Savings Center provides information about services that can help reduce districts' costs and improve operations. Visit the Savings Center via our coronavirus resource page.
Anna Maria Chávez, Executive Director & CEO National School Boards Association, issued a statement regarding schools opening in the fall. "The decision to open school buildings is best made at the local level. Each community is unique with different student needs, different infrastructure, and different resources."
As states and school districts consider different reopening options, data about school personnel become critical for school leaders to seek creative solutions to meet challenges brought about by the pandemic.
The Center for Public Education selected relevant data from the Condition of Education to help school leaders not only monitor the educational progress of Black students, but also rethink what public schools can do better for Black students.
The newly released NAEP civics, history, and geography results show that an achievement gap persists between disadvantaged students and their peers. NSBA's Center for Public Education investigates the data to learn what role lack of internet access has on NAEP civic scores.
U.S. Supreme Court LGBTQ Ruling Statement Anna Maria Chávez
NSBA Statement in Response to U.S. Supreme Court DACA Decision NSBA Communications
Civil Rights and George Floyd Statement Anna Maria Chávez