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It was Saturday, not Sunday, when Judge Glenda Hatchett spoke at the Council of Urban Boards of Education luncheon at NSBA’s Annual Conference in Denver. And no one said, “Amen.” But ask anybody who was there: Church was in session.

Long before she achieved fame as a judge on television...

The School Leaders Luncheon honored the winners of the 2017 Magna Awards on Saturday at NSBA’s annual conference.

Upper St. Clair School District, in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, Piscataway Township Schools, in Piscataway, New Jersey, and Vancouver Public Schools, in Vancouver,...

NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, elected new leaders and directors at the School Law Seminar in Denver for 2017-18.

Pilar Sokol became COSA Chair. Sokol is the deputy general counsel for the New York...

Watch highlights from the first day of NSBA's Annual Conference in Denver by NSBA TV:  https://youtu.be/0oCX5cJ2olE

People often ask retired astronaut Scott Kelly about what was best about being in space. Was it seeing the big blue marble? Floating in zero G? Feeling a million pounds of thrust at your back before bolts explode and a rocket launches?

None of the above, Kelly said at the opening General...

Providing tens of millions of children with a world-class education every day is a daunting responsibility, but our schools are making “incredible progress” in meeting the challenge thanks to committed and innovative problem-solving school leaders across the country. That was the message that...

Demographics are not destiny in student achievement, according to an expert who spoke at NSBA’s pre-conference session on Friday called “Disrupting Poverty: Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools.”

William Parrett, director of the Center for School Improvement and...

Mary Beth Tinker is a rock star among legal circles. After she spoke at COSA’s session on free speech in public schools on Friday at the School Law Seminar, she was surrounded by admirers. Audience members were hoping to get a signed black armband – a piece of history from one of the students in...

The National School Boards Association’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA) presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Martin Semple on Friday at the second day of the COSA’s School Law Seminar in Denver.

Denver is Semple’s home – he’s a founding partner of Semple, Farrington &...

What will the Supreme Court be like if Judge Neil Gorsuch is confirmed?

Author, journalist, and political commentator Jeffrey Toobin opened the Council of School Attorneys (COSA) School Law Seminar on Thursday in Denver with insights into highest court in the nation.

Before he...

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