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NSBA joined a large group of national organizations representing public officials and their attorneys in an amicus brief supporting the state of South Dakota’s attempt to collect sales tax from online retailers...

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Can a high school athlete take a knee during the national anthem? Can teachers participate in off-campus political action? Is student protest protected speech?

We Americans are accustomed to speaking our minds with the expectation that we won’t be arrested or silenced no matter how...

February 14, 2018 started as just another school day and ended, like too many others, as one more day of carnage and tragedy. The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida stunned the nation but somehow did not shock it, as a kind of numbness washes over American...

NSBA Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel today released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s proposed FY 2018-19 budget:

“Programs that support teacher and principal recruitment, preparation and retention, and student academic enrichment should not...

NSBA is pleased to report that a federal district court judge in New York has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction in Vidal v. Nielsen (New York v. Trump), a case in which NSBA and other national educational organizations filed an amicus brief supporting plaintiffs challenging the DACA...

Over 800 public school advocates from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., Feb. 4-6 for NSBA’s 2018 Advocacy Institute.

Two days of programming sessions, panel presentations, and breakouts covered critical issues affecting public education. The event provided insights and...

Before an audience of more than 400 education leaders, educators, and public-school advocates from across the country, NSBA President Kevin Ciak opened the 3rd annual Equity Symposium with the association’s newly established vision of educational equity, projected on the screen behind him....

Nearly 20 percent of the country’s students are enrolled in rural schools, yet are not provided the same focus in national policy or research as students in urban and suburban school districts. “Out...

They came for the technology. And they stayed for the furniture.

In an instructional technology site visit organized by the National School Boards Association in November, 96 visitors from across the state and nation spent two days in the East Irondequoit Central School District. When...

The editors at TrustEd recently compiled their 2017 list of 20 education thought leaders that contribute to the national dialogue and are worth listening to. TrustEd honored Tom Gentzel, NSBA’s executive director and CEO, by including him in the list for his...

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