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The U.S. Supreme Court shifted when Chief Justice Anthony Kennedy retired last year. What will Kennedy’s absence as a swing voter and the addition of Justice Brett Kavanaugh mean for decisions that will affect schools and education law? While no knows the answer for sure, law professor Jeffrey...

More than 7,000 school leaders, exhibitors, and speakers are gathering in Philadelphia for NSBA’s Annual Conference. They will hear inspiring and informative speakers, learn about new and different ways to increase student achievement, and discover how national education trends will shape their...

As part of Public Schools Week, Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Representative Jared Huffman (D-Calif) announced the IDEA Full Funding Act, which would guarantee Congress’ commitment to fully fund IDEA. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) showed their...

In respose to the Trump Administration's Proposed Workforce Education cuts, NSBA Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel released the following statement:

“NSBA is deeply disappointed by the Trump administration’s cuts to the 2020 budget proposal, which asks Congress to cut...

The House Education and Labor Committee met Tuesday to discuss reauthorizing child nutrition programs that Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) said would be a priority this Congress.  NSBA helped inform witness testimony at this hearing and school boards were mentioned numerous times as being integral...

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) recently released Building Ranks K-12: A Comprehensive Framework for Effective School Leaders, containing strategies, action steps,...

In a major victory long sought by NSBA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a...

NSBA is pleased to announce the Winchester Public Schools, Winchester, Virginia; Coatesville Area School District, Thorndale, Pennsylvania; and Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, Iowa, grand-prize winners in the 25th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the NSBA's flagship magazine,...

NSBA’s letter regarding the Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019. This letter addresses the bill’s provisions to provide targeted grants to states and school districts for school infrastructure, reinstate tax credit bonds for school construction projects, support enhanced broadband for school...

From January 26 through January 29 several hundred public school advocates and school board officials from across the United States gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 2019 Equity Symposium and Advocacy Institute.

The weekend opened with Equity Symposium as Dr. Kandice Sumner,...

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