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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...

Did you know that Sam Houston spent three years living with a Cherokee tribe in Tennessee after running away from home as a teenager? And that the chief of that tribe, Oolooteka, later became his adoptive father, making Houston a Cherokee?

You would if you discover the website osiyo.tv...

Check out the highlights of Saturday's conference in San Antonio here and here.

Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros welcomed school board leaders to his home town Saturday at the luncheon with a history lesson on the city’s key role as “an incubator role with respect to Latino progress” in America.

It was home to the first Spanish language radio station; the...

The audience at the Council of Urban Boards of Education luncheon Saturday at NSBA’s annual conference in San Antonio gave a standing ovation to speaker Christopher Emdin after he said black school board members and superintendents have earned privileges by conforming to the dominant culture,...

NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA) presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to James C. Hanks during the Saturday morning general session of COSA’s 2018 School Law Seminar in San Antonio.

Hanks has devoted his career to the development of education law, responsible public...

NSBA's equity video, produced for the annual conference in San Antonio, debuted at the Saturday General Session. "Equity Matters" shines a spotlight on the importance of educational equity.  View it here: https://vimeo.com/263029277

Students in our public schools are more diverse than ever before, and so are their needs. In accepting the challenge to meet the needs of each child, school leaders ensure that our society, and our democracy, will remain strong.

That was the message that NSBA Executive Director and CEO...

He’s a four-time Super Bowl champion quarterback with the Pittsburgh Steelers and an award-winning sports broadcaster, but Terry Bradshaw described himself in self-effacing terms at the first General Session of NSBA’s 2018 Annual Conference in San Antonio: “I am the man who put his hands on...

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