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American School Board Journal was honored with two 2016 EXCEL Awards by Association Media & Publishing in June. ASBJ earned two Silver Awards in the magazine feature writing category for 20,001 to 50,000 circulation....

Thomas J. Gentzel, executive director of the National School Boards Association, was named the 2016-17 chair of the Learning First Alliance (LFA) board of directors. JoAnn Bartoletti, executive director of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, was chosen to serve as its 2016-...

The Learning First Alliance (LFA) a partnership of leading education organizations with more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools recently released principles to guide stakeholder engagement under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)....

In a 4-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today recognized the educational benefits of diversity. At issue in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas was whether a race-conscious admissions policy designed to enhance diversity is constitutional and if diversity constitutes a valid educational...

Higher education confers many benefits, including a better opportunity of obtaining good jobs with high wages, however, it is not the only path to success. NSBA Center for Public Education (CPE) today released its third installment in a series of reports about non-college goers, “Path Least...

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Build a wall to stop illegal immigration. Ban Muslims from entering the country. Make college education free for everyone.

There’s been no shortage of bold—and sometimes controversial—policy proposals in this year’s presidential campaign. Yet there’s been little said so far about K-12...

NSBA honors the anniversary of the landmark 1954 U.S. Supreme Court Brown v. Board of Education decision which established the segregation of public school students based on race as unconstitutional.

Public education is America’s most vital institution and the foundation of our democracy...

"The National School Boards Association (NSBA) and its members are committed to protecting students and ensuring they have equal opportunity to receive the best education possible and fulfill their potential.

“We believe education is a civil right and that students learn best in safe...

NSBA President Miranda Beard Lauded by Mississippi State Lawmakers

NSBA President Miranda A. Beard was recently recognized by state lawmakers in Jackson, Mississippi. The State House of Representatives and State Senate passed a resolution that commended and congratulated Beard, a Laurel, Mississippi, resident, on her position as NSBA president and her work with...

NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA) honored Nancy Fredman Krent with the 2016 COSA Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of her outstanding service to public schools, the profession, and the mission of COSA to “improve the practice of school law … by providing leadership in legal...

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