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“Have you ever been diagnosed or identified as having a learning disability?” Both household and incarcerated populations were asked this question in the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). As shown in Figure 1, among the U.S. household population (16-74 years...

Public schools are where over 50 million children learn and prepare for their future. They’re also a vital part of our fabric of life that includes families, communities, town leadership, and local businesses–which is impacted by the success of our schools and the programs and services they...

During today’s meeting of the Federal Commission on School Safety, NSBA’s Chief Legal Officer, Francisco Negron, Jr. shared our insight on how information-sharing and accountability supports...

NSBA applauds the bipartisan effort that has resulted in the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (CTE Act). Last reauthorized in 2006, the CTE Act is a vital source of federal support for our students, helping them gain the academic and practical skills they...

In the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an international standardized survey that tests 15-year-old students in over 70 countries and economies on reading, math, and science, Finland, has long scored among the highest while the United States routinely places about average. “...

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...

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