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Today’s career and technical education (CTE) is not yesterday’s vocational education, and it’s not just for non-college goers.

NSBA’s Center for Public Education (CPE) today released its new report, “Career and Technical Education: Building New Pathways into the Labor Market.” CPE’s...

Public schools across the country rely upon federal investments for key education programs such as Title I grants for disadvantaged students, special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and also programs such as Impact Aid, which provides support to school...

President-elect Trump's unanticipated win has left K-12 education peering into the political unknown.  And, with a single party poised to control both houses of Congress, plus a new Supreme Court appointment on the horizon, the impact to public schools could be unprecedented. Now more than ever...

The U.S. Department posted final regulations on the implementation of accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the...

All students deserve a high-quality education and a learning environment that is safe and supportive. NSBA and school board members across the country are committed to ensuring this is the case in public schools in every town and community.

In light of the recent increase of bias...

In response to the U.S. Department of Education’s notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Title I – Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged – Supplement not Supplant, NSBA issued comments...

Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) late last year has been the cause of much celebration by those of us who believed the fulcrum in education policymaking was badly in need of a reset. For decades, the federal role has grown, coercing state leaders and local school officials to...

NSBA is pleased to announce that Lucy Gettman has been appointed Chief Advocacy Officer and Ronald Skinner has been has appointed Chief Member Services Officer. 

Gettman will lead the Federal Advocacy & Public Policy group, which represents state school board associations and their...

NSBA joined by the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB), the School Superintendents Association (AASA), Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), and National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE), filed a “friend of the court” (amicus)...

The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Award for Urban School Board Excellence was created in 2004 to recognize the leadership of urban school districts where effective school board governance has an impact on student achievement, and this year’s winner has more than demonstrated its...

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