NSBA commends the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for passing a fiscal year 2022 spending bill that would increase funding for the U.S. Department of Education by 41 percent. The proposed increases are absolutely vital to address three huge challenges facing America’s public schools and students.
June 7, 2021
NSBA and eleven other leading education organizations have formed the Coalition to Advance Future Student Success, a new effort to help ensure all students receive the equitable educational opportunities they deserve.
June 3, 2021
Country music superstar and best-selling author Trisha Yearwood will join Sarah Trahern, CEO of the Country Music Association, for a special session on the importance of music education at NSBA’s Advocacy Institute on June 8.
May 28, 2021
In response to the release of President Biden's Fiscal Year 2022 budget request, NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez praised the budget for committing much-needed resources to rebuild and reinvest in American public schools and students.
May 3, 2021
In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, NSBA President and Texas’ Aldine Independent School District Board of Trustee Dr. Viola M. Garcia acknowledges and thanks teachers for educating America's 51 million public schoolchildren.
April 29, 2021
In response to his joint address to Congress last night, NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez praised President Biden's new vision for the future of education in America and its investments in school infrastructure and expanded universal education.
April 28, 2021
NSBA urges the Federal Communications Commission to quickly distribute funds from the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund to help close the digital divide in education and give school districts flexibility to distribute them based on local needs.
April 22, 2021
The NSBA Council of School Attorneys, the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, is pleased to announce Joy Baskin with the Texas Association of School Boards was elected Chair.
NSBA is pleased to announced that Chief Advocacy Officer Chip Slaven has assumed leadership of NSBA as interim Executive Director and CEO. Slaven previously served as NSBA’s Chief Advocacy Officer and brings extensive government relations and legal experience to the role.
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court's Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. decision, NSBA commends the Court for making clear that it is not a question of how or where speech is made—whether on school grounds or online—but its impact or effect.