2018 Magna Awards

NSBA’s Magna Awards program have a long history of recognizing school district innovation and creativity in helping increase student achievement. The 2018 awards program will focus on equity, recognizing district programs that remove barriers to achievement for vulnerable or underserved children.


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ASBJ October Multimedia Issue

Travel with us to six school districts that exemplify the spirit of innovation and reform. “No Ordinary Day” brings you to these districts through words, videos, photographs, and infographics.


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Technology Leadership Site Visits

Join us to see innovative strategies in action as school districts highlight effective technology solutions. You’ll have a chance to tour schools, ask questions, and see first-hand the energy and enthusiasm these new practices bring to the classroom. Return with new ideas and fresh perspectives on how technology can help transform your district.


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Save the Date!

Registration Now Open!

It’s more important than ever for you to be in our nation’s capital to advocate for public schools.


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Save the Date!

Early Registration Opens October 18
The NSBA Annual Conference and Exposition is the only national event that offers education leaders information on the latest issues, trends, and best practices in public education.


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2017 COSA School Law Practice Seminar

Gain invaluable insights and practical advice from experienced practitioners on the key legal issues currently facing public schools. This seminar offers a specialized CLE experience for attorneys representing K-12 public school boards.


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There is no ordinary day in our public schools.

Great things are happening but often go unnoticed. Extraordinary teaching and learning and acts of heroism taking place during every hour, every day, every year. Watch “No Ordinary Day” to be inspired.


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School Rx Cooperative

The Cooperative is a new and innovative pharmacy benefit program that delivers cost savings to self-funded districts.


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We are the leading advocate for public education

Working with and through our state associations, NSBA advocates for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership. We believe education is a civil right necessary to the dignity and freedom of the American people, and all children should have equal access to an education that maximizes his or her individual potential.

School Law Issues

Our school law resources help you understand the complex legal environment, including new and emerging legal developments, and to anticipate, prevent, and overcome legal challenges.

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Federal Legislative Priorities

The education of our children must become a top priority of our nation's policymakers, and we are committed to ensuring federal policies protect state and local control and accountability.

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Public Engagement

By focusing on raising student achievement through strong local governance and by actively engaging the community, school boards provide leadership for academic success in our public schools.

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State Association Services

Our state associations represent more than 90,000 local school board members who are dedicated to educating every child to his or her fullest potential and committed to leadership for student achievement.

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Upcoming Events

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Magna Awards 2017

2017 Magna Awards - ASBJ

President Ciak, Vision 2030

"Why we do what we do"

Why We Do What We Do - National School Boards Association

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