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Public School Transformation Now Kickoff

NSBA hosted the inaugural event for its “Public School Transformation Now!” campaign on Oct. 27, bringing together national education experts for a conversation how to transform public school learning for each student.

  • NSBA's Inaugural School Safety Virtual Summit - Sept. 16-17

    August 3, 2020

    NSBA's Center for Safe Schools will host its inaugural School Safety Virtual Summit, September 16-17 to provide school leaders and other stakeholders with the critical opportunity to come together and collaboratively support a comprehensive approach to student and school safety during this singular moment in history. The event will feature expert speakers and networking opportunities organized around pivotal school safety issues.

  • A School Personnel “Crisis” Created by COVID-19

    July 10, 2020

    As states and school districts consider different reopening options, data about school personnel become critical for school leaders to seek creative solutions to meet challenges brought about by the pandemic.

  • Black Students in the Condition of Education 2020

    June 23, 2020

    The Center for Public Education selected relevant data from the Condition of Education to help school leaders not only monitor the educational progress of Black students, but also rethink what public schools can do better for Black students.

  • New NAEP Data About Civics

    May 6, 2020

    The newly released NAEP civics, history, and geography results show that an achievement gap persists between disadvantaged students and their peers. NSBA's Center for Public Education investigates the data to learn what role lack of internet access has on NAEP civic scores.

  • COVID-19 School Closures and Services to Students with Disabilities

    April 24, 2020

    As online learning opportunities continue to expand particularly during the recent school closures, educators may need to reexamine each student’s IEP and figure out best approaches and long-term strategies to continue their special education. NSBA's Center for Public Education offers research-proven methods for providing IDEA students with rich learning experiences.

  • CDC Data on Schools’ Response to Pandemics

    March 19, 2020

    The Center for Public Education analyzes the presence of pandemic procedures in school districts’ crisis/emergency preparedness plans and offers helpful suggestions for implementing long-term strategies.

  • Supporting Student Home Internet Access During School Closures

    March 18, 2020

    NSBA is urging the Federal Communications Commission to support student learning during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by expanding funding for home internet access. NSBA has joined an effort with the Alliance for Excellent Education, the Consortium for School Networking , the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the State Educational Technology Directors Association, and All4ed’s Future Ready Schools.

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School Budget 2020-21

Enrollment numbers play a big role in determining how funding gets allocated. But the current pandemic has dramatically changed the amount of students enrolled in their local public schools. NSBA’s Center for Public Education investigates the data to explore how enrollment changes will affect K-12 funding.

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Remote Learning versus Refreshing Changes in Public Schools

The pandemic has highlighted many areas that need improvement in the American education system. NSBA’s Center for Public Education analyzed data collected during remote learning to assist school leaders in making informed decisions that will promote positive transformations in education.