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Cheryl D. Mayes, former Metropolitan Nashville School Board member and devoted advocate for public education, was awarded the 2016 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Sept. 30, during CUBE’s 49th Annual Conference in Miami...

On behalf of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and CEO made the following statement:

As we approach the end of Fiscal Year 2016, Congress must finalize a bipartisan continuing resolution or other funding continuity plan that will sustain...

Connect Ed, an initiative launched by President Obama’s administration to enrich K-12 education for students through internet connectivity and education technology in the classroom, celebrated its three-year anniversary today.

In this video Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and CEO...

Site visits to districts effectively utilizing technology to positively impact teaching and learning, district operations, parental engagement and community outreach have been a cornerstone of NSBA's Technology Leadership...

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote September 13 on H.R. 5587, the bipartisan “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.” NSBA supports H.R. 5587 and in a...

Today, NSBA expressed support for local governance and asked the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) to amend the proposed regulations to remove provisions and requirements that exceed the scope of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and minimize the emphasis on federal compliance by...

NSBA today joined 47 education organization in a coalition letter for the markup of S. 2711, the “Native American Education Opportunity Act,” opposing private school vouchers in the form of Education Savings Accounts (ESAs).

ESAs are effectively no different than vouchers state the group...

This morning, August 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education posted the proposed supplement, not supplant rule that was sent to members of Congress and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The rule has not been formally published in the Federal Register, however once it is formally...

-Joshua P. Starr, CEO of PDK

Phi Delta Kappa International (PDK) released its 48th Annual poll results today on the public’s views toward the nation’s public schools. And while the American public does not agree on a single purpose for public education according...

- Pictured from left: Kathy Green, MSBA President-elect; Kirk Schneidawind, MSBA’s Executive Director; Miranda Beard, NSBA President; Kevin Donovan, MSBA president; John Tuttle, NSBA Immediate past-President; Kevin Ciak, NSBA President-elect; and Frank Pugh, NSBA...

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