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Tom on Point: A Republic, If We Can Keep It

The promise to provide every child a high-quality education is a noble declaration and a foundation of our republic. But with deep cuts to K-12 funding and various efforts to divert essential aid, often in the guise of vouchers or tax credits, there is reason to wonder if our commitment to public education remains as valued as it once was.

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President’s Perspective: Make a Difference to Generations

The resources, leadership, and policies that we as school board members and school leaders put in place this new school year for our students’ success can impact generations to come, says NSBA’S 2019-2020 President ElizaBeth “Beth” Branham.

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Equity Symposium 2020

Washington, DC February 01, 2020
The Equity Symposium in Washington, D.C. provides a forum for school board members, public school advocates, and community leaders to examine and discuss the strategies, current trends, research, and best practices around equity in our nation’s public K-12 schools.

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Beth speaks at a podium with her arm outstreched

President’s Perspective: Make a Difference to Generations

The resources, leadership, and policies that we as school board members and school leaders put in place this new school year for our students’ success can impact generations to come, says NSBA’S 2019-2020 President ElizaBeth “Beth” Branham.

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Linking LifeReady Skills to Transition in Special Education

Special education students enrolled in career technical education classes demonstrate better school completion and graduation rates. They also equip students with the important skills needed to succeed in life, helping them transition into adulthood and close the achievement gap.

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From “Educating Peter” to Serving More Students with Special Needs

In 2017-18, approximately 6.9 million students attended special education in K-12 public schools. As participation rates continue to grow, a fully-funded Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is more important than ever.

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