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President’s Perspective: Count every child

NSBA President ElizaBeth Branham emboldens school board leaders to ensure each and every child and their relatives is counted in Census 2020.

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NSBA Executive Director National Search

The National School Boards Association is conducting a national search for its next Executive Director as it continues to fulfill its important mission as the leading advocate for public education. The NSBA Board of Directors formed a search committee that is comprised of members of the executive committee of the Board of Directors, state school boards associations executive directors, and a representative from NSBA’s past presidents group.


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COSA School Law Seminar

April 02 - April 04, 2020
The COSA School Law Seminar offers a specialized CLE experience for attorneys representing K-12 public school boards. The seminar will provide invaluable insights and practical advice from experienced practitioners on the key legal issues facing public schools.


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Hard-to-Count Populations in the 2020 Census

Children not counted in the census can impact a community for at least 10 years until the error is corrected. For school leaders, every child matters, and accurate information supports school districts in strategically planning for funds and resources that are needed to provide every student with high-quality education.

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STEM with Family Engagement

Family engagement is shown to have a profound and positive impact on student learning. NSBA's CPE offers practical tips on how parents can show interest and partake in their children's studies during the holiday season.

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Elevating Technology in Public Schools

The recent released NAEP data offer many opportunities for school leaders to learn which practices can help students raise their academic achievement levels, specifically when it comes to digital learning. The Center for Public Education examined the relationship between student achievement and some technology-related school factors.


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