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Statement on President-elect Biden’s “American Rescue Plan”

In response to the President-elect Joe Biden’s “American Rescue Plan,” NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez applauds President-elect Biden for heeding our recommendations and delivering critically needed aid to the public school districts at the frontline of combatting this pandemic.

  • NSBA Announces Eileen Frazier as New Chief Administrative Officer

    December 7, 2020

    NSBA is excited to announce the appointment of Eileen Frazier as the organization’s new Chief Administrative Officer. As CAO, Frazier will take on the vital role of aligning and developing NSBA’s key organizational functions necessary to execute the association’s transformation.

  • NSBA Transition Recommendations

    December 7, 2020

    NSBA provided the Biden/Harris transition team with several nonpartisan recommendations to guide the incoming administration’s policy platform. Our recommendations address the ongoing national emergency while setting a vision for the future of public schools across the nation.

  • NSBA Recommits to Student Privacy Pledge

    November 25, 2020

    NSBA is a proud supporter of the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association’s Pledge 2020, which commits to protecting student information and clearly communicating privacy policies with student families.

  • NSBA joins National Organizations in Call on Congress to Invest in Schools During Lame Duck

    November 16, 2020

    NSBA joins national organizations in a call on congress to invest in schools during the lame duck period. At a time when the nation agrees on very little, everyone agrees on the importance of ensuring all of our students have what they need to learn during this pandemic, and helping schools open— and stay open—safely for staff and students. This important work is dependent upon federal support. Congress must act now to provide aid to states and schools during the lame duck period. Educators, students and communities cannot wait any longer.

  • National Innovation Education Award Recognizes Oklahoma State School Boards Association’s Strategic Process

    November 9, 2020

    NSBA is proud to announce the Oklahoma State School Boards Association as the recipient of the NSBA 2020 Leading Edge Award for its Continuous Strategic Improvement (CSI) process, which engages school district stakeholders to create an intentional shared vision with community ownership.

  • NSBA RFP for Legal Services

    November 3, 2020

  • NSBA Statement on NAEP Scores

    October 28, 2020

    The 2020 nation’s report card reiterates what school board members and frontline educators have known for a long time: public schools need more resources to better prepare students for today’s modern world. Public schools need support to reinvent and improve learning, recruit and support teachers, and close the homework gap by providing students access to high-speed broadband.

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COVID-19 Emergency Relief Statements

In response to the passage of COVID-19 emergency relief and the appropriations to fund the federal government for 2021, NSBA released statements reaffirming that the public school relief is an important first step but that major help is still needed.

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NSBA and CABE Statement on U.S. Education Secretary Announcement

In response to the nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona as Secretary of Education, NSBA and the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) issued statements.