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NSBA’s research arm, the Center for Public Education (CPE), today released “Fixing the Holes in the Teacher Pipeline: An Overview of Teacher Shortages.” The new...

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NSBA joined over 50 National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE) members in expressing their opposition to school vouchers and tuition tax credit programs in a recent letter to the U.S. House...

The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (ICNEA) H.R. 5003, was introduced Wednesday, April 20 by Rep. Todd Rokita (Republican-Indiana), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education (of the House Education and the Workforce Committee). The bill...

NSBA is happy to announce its president and board leadership for 2016-17:  Miranda Beard of Mississippi’s Laurel School District, President; Kevin Ciak of New Jersey’s Sayreville School District, President-elect; and Frank C. Pugh of California’s Santa Rosa City School District,...

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) negotiated rulemaking committee completed its third and final session today coming to consensus on the assessment (testing) issues but failing to reach agreement on supplement, not supplant (ESSA provisions requiring that federal Title I funds be used in...

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) negotiated rulemaking committee met today for Day 1 of Session 3 meetings – the last and final set of meetings.

U.S. Department of Education (Department) reminded the committee that if consensus is not reached, the Secretary is authorized to proceed...

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NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, elected new leaders and directors at its recent annual meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. COSA supports school attorneys and provides leadership in legal advocacy for public...

NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) elected leaders and new members to its Steering Committee during its annual business meeting at NSBA’s Annual Conference, April 9-11, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Verjeana Jacobs, Esq. of Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland, was...

Congratulations to the winning exhibitors of the Best of Show booths at NSBA's Annual Conference in Boston:

Best of Show Island: Hellas Construction - website

Honorable Mentions Island: Acellus and Sodexo

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Our nation’s high schools need to be remade as places where students collaborate, teachers coach, and the competencies – not knowledge -- are measured, prominent education author Tony Wagner said at the closing General Session of NSBA’s Annual Conference Monday.

Wagner, a former high...

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