NSBA’s Actions Regarding the Common Core State Standards

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NSBA Supports Voluntary Common Standards that Allow Flexibility for Local Communities

NSBA strongly urges Congress to provide maximum authority and flexibility to the states in implementing Common Core academic standards. Find out more about NSBA’s Congressional testimony, policy statements, grassroots calls to actions, and other activities.

May 29, 2013: Education Leader Organizations Joint Statement on Common Core State Standards
NSBA joins other school leadership groups to urge education stakeholders to take adequate time to implement the Common Core Standards.

December 8, 2009: NSBA Testimony before the House Education and Labor Committee
Local school board member testifies on behalf of NSBA with recommendations for Common Core standards development.

June 2009: NSBA Policy Statement on Academic Standards
NSBA supports state-led Common Core standards that provide maximum authority and flexibility to states and recommends that the federal government not be involved in the actual development of such standards.

Center for Public Education: Understanding Common Core Standards
NSBA’s Center for Public Education has compiled a range of resources to help local school board members understand the Common Core standards and what states are doing to ensure that students are college- and career-ready.

Grassroots Calls to Actions and Resources

Learn about NSBA’s grassroots resources.

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