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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) just celebrated its third anniversary, and a fair question to ask is: What has changed? After all, when Congress passed the legislation on a broad bipartisan vote, it sent a powerful message about the need for the federal role in education to be reduced in...

In response to the release of the Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety, NSBA Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel released the following statement:

School boards have worked diligently and consistently for many years to enhance security, and they continue to...

Occasionally, Congress addresses education in a meaningful, bipartisan way. Take, for instance, the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act—the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act that restored an emphasis on local and state leadership. Then, too, there...

Occasionally, Congress addresses education in a meaningful, bipartisan way. Take, for instance, the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act—the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act that restored an emphasis on local and state leadership. Then, too, there...

Just as price inflation can harm individual consumers and businesses and slow economic growth, grade inflation can harm students, schools and slow the growth or advancement of the U.S. education system. Recent...

We are pleased to announce that UnitedHealthcare is NSBA’s Health and Wellness Partner. As America’s largest health insurance provider, UnitedHealthcare is well positioned to help school districts with innovative approaches to enhance employee benefits and reduce costs. UnitedHealthcare will...

“In the past five years, 27 states have revised their laws with the intention of reducing suspensions and expulsions. And, more than 50 of America’s largest school districts have also reformed their discipline policies – changes which collectively affect more than 6.35 million students.”...

The Center for Public Education (CPE), a research arm of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced today the release of A New Look at Apprenticeship: Linking School...

As the academic year begins, students and their families may find themselves concerned about the safety of their schools. After 22 school shootings in the first half of 2018 alone, their worry is reasonable.

The National School Boards Association believes that the federal government has...

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