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NSBA shared our insight on how FERPA can impact matters of school safety as school boards work to prevent acts of mass violence. We urged the Commission to take appropriate action to modify the...

NSBA is happy to announce the launch of Cyber Secure Schools initiative https://www.nsba.org/cyber, a key source of information, tools, and resources, to help districts and schools enhance the security of their networks and data systems, and reduce cyber-...

Join us Thursday, June 21, at 7 p.m. EDT on Twitter, to discuss School Safety and Equity.  Our co-host for the chat is AASA, the School Superintendents Association.

To participate, come to NSBA’s twitter page @NSBAComm Thursday, June 21, from 7-8 p.m. EDT and use the hashtags #NSBAEquity...

The National School Boards Association applauds the U.S. House of Representatives leadership and Rules Committee’s decision to oppose H.R. 5199, the Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act, from being voted upon as part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019...

You wouldn’t know it from the black-and-white photograph, but they were red sneakers. Of that I am certain. I am in the first row, my hair combed back (yes, I had hair then!), wearing clothes that my mother probably had set aside just for school picture day, including that pair of Keds. The...

In “How Long Do Big-City Superintendents Actually Last?,” Education Week reporter Denisa Superville points out that according to the new Broad Center report, urban superintendents do tend to stay in their positions longer than most people think and other reports state, 6 years on average. When...

Legislation was recently introduced that will allow public funds to be used to pay private school tuition. The Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act [H.R. 5199] allows active duty military parents to set up Education...

The Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), recently proposed rule FNS 2017-0039 which addresses some of the challenges small districts face in hiring school nutrition director candidates.

The USDA describes the proposed changes as follows:

“First,...

NSBA has four councils that represent school board members in districts with underserved students. The councils—the National American Indian/Alaska Native Council of School Board Members (AIAN), the National Black Council of School Board Members (NBC), the Council of Urban Boards of Education (...

The National Hispanic Council (NHC) presented this year’s Octaviano “Tony” Gonzales Abrazo Award to Cristina Jiménez, executive director and co-founder of United We Dream (UWD), the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the country.

The Abrazo Award, sponsored by McGraw-Hill...

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