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Third grade is a critical point in every child’s education. Those who do not learn to read proficiently by the end of third grade face “daunting hurdles to success in school and beyond.”

That’s one of the important messages of “...

As the leading advocate for public education, the National School Boards Association is successfully championing local school board leadership in the nation’s judicial system, in the halls of Congress, and in the court of public opinion.

That was the message that NSBA Executive Director...

National School Boards Association (NSBA) President John D. Tuttle is to provide the “Welcome” address at the Arizona School Boards Association “The Equity Event." The event runs April 9-10, 2015, and will be held at the Hyatt Regency,...

The National School Boards Association today signed on to a coalition letter supporting an increased federal investment in special education grants to states. Collectively, level funding through the appropriations process and...

The National School Boards Association signed onto a letter penned by the National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE), to all members of the senate, expressing strong opposition to...

Motoring the floor between rows of attendees at Monday afternoon, radio and TV personality Montel Williams provided an energizing close to NSBA’s 75th annual conference in Nashville.

Sporting a bright red “Stand Up 4 Public Schools” badge, Williams delivered – “shot gunned,” as he put it...

When TV meteorologists forecast the weather, they primarily look to the future by minutes, hours, or days. When David Zach, one of the world’s few professionally trained futurists, talks about looking ahead, he challenges listeners to focus yesterday’s connection to tomorrow.

The essence...

Having been raised in what can be politely called "difficult circumstances," the 2014 National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb understands more than most how good schools and teachers often serve as a sanctuary for students. Because two specific teachers provided a safe place for him to learn,...

When high school students are asked about their interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers, about a third of the boys say they are very interested. Only one in five of the girls say the same thing.

This data has not changed since 2003, said Julie Evans, CEO of...

Photo courtesy of Lifetouch Photography

Roland Martin, nationally award-winning journalist and television host, challenged National Black Council of School Board Members Luncheon attendees on Sunday to become "radical revolutionaries" in the battle to improve public...

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