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Decrying a “backward trend” in state capitals, Texas politician and San Antonio native Julián Castro wrapped up NSBA’s 2018 annual conference on Monday’s general session by calling upon school board members to redouble their advocacy efforts and capitalize on the opportunities that every...

New NSBA president Frank Pugh urged attendees at NSBA’s 78th Annual Conference in San Antonio to be strong leaders in the face of both the day to day challenges, and in the face of true tragedy and hardship. Pugh spoke at Monday’s General Session.

“Here in the Convention Center today we...

Have you heard of the “21 by 2021” movement? It’s an effort by two forward-thinking educational organizations — Battelle for Kids and EdLeader21—to have 21 percent of the nation’s school districts adopt a Portrait of a Graduate. That’s a locally developed vision that articulates the community’s...

Ernest Green is a civil rights icon with a place in U.S. history books as one of the Little Rock Nine, the group of students who helped integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. The students’ enrollment served as a test of 1954's Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark U...

Ann Compton, a trailblazing broadcast journalist with a resume than spans more than 40 years in the news business, wasted no time taking on the issue of “fake news” during Sunday’s General Session at NSBA’s Annual Conference in San Antonio.

The key speaker started by reading outrageous,...

AASA Executive Director Daniel Domenech has advice for superintendents who are hired by a split board. “I tell them not to take the job.”

Superintendent searches and board and superintendent relationships were some of several subjects featured in a wide-ranging discussion between...

Watch video highlights of Sunday morning in San Antonio at NSBA's annual conference here.

We live in an era in which the learning that students do outside of school looks very different from the learning they do inside of school. And that’s a problem that school boards must confront, according to Will Richardson, speaker at the Education Technology Leadership luncheon Sunday at NSBA’...

Check out the 2018 Magna Awards video that played at general session this morning at NSBA 2018 in San Antonio. Learn about the three Magna Grand Prize winning districts, Leyden Community High School District 212, Red Clay Consolidated School District, and Newport News Public Schools...

Whether you’re a veteran of school board service or a first-timer, school board members need to “seize every moment” to make a meaningful impact for public schools, said outgoing NSBA president Kevin Ciak.

On his final day as president, Ciak addressed attendees at NSBA’s 78th Annual...

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