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With more than two decades of experience developing pre-K-12 education policy and leading successful advocacy initiatives, Kelly Pollitt today joins NSBA as Chief Advocacy Officer (CAO). Pollitt will oversee NSBA’s Federal Advocacy & Public Policy group which develops policies and strategies...

Talk to teachers at Winnona Park Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia, and you get the impression that they’ve won the education lottery: a dream job.

Why? Years ago, the school implemented an innovative instructional model known as expeditionary learning—or EL Education—that emphasizes...

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Topeka Public Schools Superintendent Tiffany Anderson greeted us in the lobby of the district’s Burnett Administrative Center early on a Tuesday morning. Dressed in her trademark white sneakers, skirt and jacket suit, and scarf draped around her neck, she was welcoming and friendly but already...

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NSBA submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Education (Department), regarding burdensome and costly regulations and guidance documents previously issued by the Department. The comments were submitted today in response to the Department's Request for Comments, Evaluation of Existing...

The start of the 2017-18 school year was delayed for most public schools in Houston for two weeks due to Hurricane Harvey. Watching TV news reports, it was hard to juxtapose the torrent of rain and catastrophic flooding that left their mark in August with the glorious weather that greeted us...

A new report -- “Busting the Myth of ‘one-size-fits all’ Public Education,” -- from the Center for Public Education (CPE) found an abundance of choice in public schools, both in program offerings and school selection. CPE is the research tank for the National School Boards Association (NSBA)....

Tuesday, September 12, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. at the Cannon House Office Building, in Washington, D.C. Executive Director & CEO Tom Gentzel will moderate a panel of school leaders to exchange perspectives of the current state of “choice” in our public schools.

Panelists include...

National School Boards Association Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel today released the following statement in response to the Trump...

Ensuring a safe and secure environment for students, school staff, and visitors is a primary responsibility of every school district. While crises in school settings are rare, as recent events made us all too aware, neighborhood schools, communities, and cities are not immune to tragedy and...

PDK International has released its 49th Annual poll results on how Americans view public education. And while the findings reinforce that most public school parents (62 percent) like their local schools – more give their community schools an A grade than at any time in more than 40 years of PDK...

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