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The Center for Public Education (CPE), a research arm of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced today the release of A New Look at Apprenticeship: Linking School...

As the academic year begins, students and their families may find themselves concerned about the safety of their schools. After 22 school shootings in the first half of 2018 alone, their worry is reasonable.

The National School Boards Association believes that the federal government has...

We regret to inform you that the School Law Practice Seminar, scheduled for this week, has been cancelled due to Hurricane Michael. The National Hurricane Center places the trajectory of the hurricane over the Southeast U.S., affecting Charleston and major travel hubs. Our primary concern is the...

The Pennsylvania State University, College of Education’s Alumni Society held its award banquet Friday, October 5, recognizing alumni in six categories. NSBA Executive Director and CEO, Tom Gentzel, was honored with the Service to Penn State award which recognizes those alumni and friends who...

“My perfect school would have everything except violence things.” This eloquent and succinct remark was made by an elementary school student (quoted by a study in 1998). School discipline is not a new...

Jared Black smiled on his way to school, thinking of his birthday party the next day. But the party to celebrate his 17 years in this world never happened. Jared became one of the 10 victims slain in the Santa Fe High School shooting (TX, May 18, 2018). The shooter was also 17 years old. When a...

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A record 500 education leaders, educators, and public-school advocates from across the country celebrated the work underway to improve education in the nation’s urban centers and engaged in educational programming to expand that work at NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Annual...

President Trump recently signed appropriations bill, H.R. 6157, that will fund federal education programs through fiscal year 2019. The bill, now public law 115-245, provides approximately $71.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Education (a $1 billion increase compared to FY2018). Funding for...

Equity Symposium West offers a dynamic learning opportunity for school board members, public education advocates, and community leaders who make educational equity a priority.

The program begins with site visits, to schools serving high concentrations of minority and at-risk student...

Source: U.S.D.A.

During a recent roundtable meeting with local school officials, including National School Boards Association Board Director Neil Putnam, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue learned firsthand how the department can best support efforts...

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