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School Board News, the flagship online news site by the National School Boards Association (NSBA), is now available on nsba.org. School Board News will be fully searchable through nsba.org’s powerful Apache Solr search engine. This move is part of a phased rollout of the redesigned nsba.org...

Speaking before the House Rules and Reference Committee on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Ohio education policy experts voiced Ohio’s long commitment to standards and improving the state’s education system. Seeking to dispel myths surrounding the CCSS, the experts presented a fact-based...
New resources to combat bullying at school and online were showcased during the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) fourth Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Summit—“Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and Challenges in Bullying Prevention”—Friday, Aug. 15.  ...

Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood found North Carolina’s voucher program unconstitutional, giving North Carolina public school supporters cause for celebration. Hobgood found the program—which effectively takes funding from public schools and directs it to private and religious schools—in...


Excerpts from the presentation of the findings featuring NSBA Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel

Local Community Public Schools Earn High Marks – A & B – From Public School Parents

National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director Thomas J....

Ann Majestic, former National School Boards Association (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Chair and COSA Lifetime Achievement Award winner, died on August 16, 2014.

Ann dedicated her life to improving education – and special education in particular – in North Carolina where she...

This post appeared in the National School Boards Association’s Legal Clips. Since this post came out, NSBA has also been featured on Fox News’ “...

Check out the National School Boards Association’s Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel’s reflecting on the real impact and the challenges that public schools still face on implementing federal school meal regulations in a commentary published by The Huffington Post:

When did a...

As school districts increasingly move to cloud computing instead of on-site data storage, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and its Council of School Attorneys (COSA) have released a guide for school boards introducing the legal issues associated with protecting student data and...

Sir Ken Robinson speaking about diversity in schools at NSBA 2014 Annual Conference

Our schools no longer serve our children, according to creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson. “Our current system is based on the conformity principal,” he said. “But human life thrives on diversity.”

Robinson was the keynote speaker at NSBA’s second general session on Sunday. He told...

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