Press Releases

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Alexandria, Va. (April 4, 2019) – The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) elected leaders and new members to its Steering Committee during its annual business meeting on March 30th at NSBA’s Annual Conference.

Alexandria, Va., (April 3, 2019) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announces its new president and board leadership for 2019-2020: ElizaBethBeth” Branham of South Carolina’s Lexington School District Two,

First Joint Report by U.S. Education and Industry Leaders Focuses on Student Readiness for the Workplace

Philadelphia, Pa. (March 30, 2019) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, elected new leaders and directors at its annual meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia, Pa. (March 29, 2019) -- The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA) presented its Distinguished Service Award to Julie Miller on March 29, at the morning general session of COSA’s 2019 School Law Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Alexandria, Va., (March 7, 2019) – Winchester Public Schools, Winchester, Virginia; Coatesville Area School District, Thorndale, Pennsylvania; and Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, Iowa, are the grand-prize winners in the 25th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the National School Boar

NSBA today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Secretary of Education's latest federal voucher proposal:

In response to the U.S. Department of Education's call for an expansion of the D.C. voucher program, NSBA Executive Director and CEO Thomas J. Gentzel released the following statement:

NSBA launched an initiative to advocate for the reauthorization and full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). NSBA will highlight the critical need for the federal government to fulfill a long overdue promise to provide equal access to public education for all students and work with Congress to update this vital law.

School boards have worked diligently and consistently for many years to enhance security, and they continue to take action to protect students, teachers, administrators and visitors. They are engaged in a constant effort to create safe environments, and to ensure that public schools are sanctuaries for learning and teaching. Schools have produced safe environments for tens of millions of students, and they are among the safest places for children.


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