The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA’s) Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, recently elected new leaders and directors at its annual meeting in San Diego, California.
February 7, 2022
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is launching an independent comprehensive review to fully understand the circumstances around the letter sent to the Biden administration. The review will be conducted by Philip Kiko, an attorney and the former Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives under two different Speakers, and the law firm Michael Best & Friedrich.
February 4, 2022
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recently appointed new members to its Board of Directors: Steve Corona, a school board member of Fort Wayne Community Schools in Indiana, and Matthew Russell Showalter, a school board member of Shepherd Public Schools & the Gratiot-Isabella Regional Educational Service District (GI RESD) in Michigan.
January 28, 2022
This new report from NSBA’s Center for Public Education addresses some key challenges states are facing to meet the requirements of IDEA Part B and provides insight into solutions and best practices that states may leverage to meet the requirements for IDEA compliance, and, ultimately, the needs of their students with disabilities.
December 17, 2021
NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) is pleased to announce that Micah Ali of Compton Unified School District in California was elected to serve as the council's chair. Shavonna Holman of Omaha Public Schools in Nebraska was elected Vice Chair and Ty G. Jones of Lancaster Independent School District in Texas was elected Secretary.
November 17, 2021
Dr. John Heim is NSBA's new Executive Director and CEO. John was the unanimous choice of the NSBA Board of Directors and we are confident that he is the best person to lead NSBA during such an important period for the organization.
October 22, 2021
On October 22, NSBA sent a message to its members expressing regret and apologizing for the letter to President Biden.
October 13, 2021
Dr. Viola Garcia, NSBA President and member of the Aldine, Texas Independent School District Board of Trustees, has been appointed to the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB). NAGB oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the “Nation’s Report Card.”
The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA) presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Jay Worona, a 25-year member of COSA, a former COSA Chair, and the deputy executive director and general counsel for the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA).
California’s Lowell Joint School District, Kansas’ Topeka Public Schools, and California’s Pomona Unified School District are the Grand Prize winners in the 28th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s flagship magazine, American School Board Journal (ASBJ).