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The House Education and Labor Committee met Tuesday to discuss reauthorizing child nutrition programs that Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) said would be a priority this Congress.  NSBA helped inform witness testimony at this hearing and school boards were mentioned numerous times as being integral...

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) recently released Building Ranks K-12: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective School Leaders, containing strategies, action steps,...

In a major victory long sought by NSBA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a...

NSBA is pleased to announce the Winchester Public Schools, Winchester, Virginia; Coatesville Area School District, Thorndale, Pennsylvania; and Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, Iowa, grand-prize winners in the 25th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the NSBA's flagship magazine,...

NSBA’s letter regarding the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019. This letter addresses the bill’s provisions to provide targeted grants to states and school districts for school infrastructure, reinstate tax credit bonds for school construction projects, support enhanced broadband for school...

From January 26 through January 29 several hundred public school advocates and school board officials from across the United States gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Equity Symposium and Advocacy Institute.

The weekend opened with Equity Symposium as Dr. Kandice Sumner,...

NSBA today 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...

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

NSBA is deeply concerned that the U.S. Secretary of Education is calling on Congress to expand D.C....

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) just celebrated its third anniversary, and a fair question to ask is: What has changed? After all, when Congress passed the legislation on a broad bipartisan vote, it sent a powerful message about the need for the federal role in education to be reduced in...

In response to the release of the Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety, NSBA Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel released the following statement:

School boards have worked diligently and consistently for many years to enhance security, and they continue to...

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