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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...

For more than 75 years, NSBA, a federation of 49 state associations and one territory association, has been working to ensure our public education system is appropriately supported by federal policymakers, so public schools can offer the best possible environment for students to realize their...

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The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) has been at the forefront in helping urban school districts in their work to close the achievement gap, raise high school graduation rates, provide intervention services to academically struggling students, and create broad-based school programs to...

Why are some schools great? Look to the principal

by Robert L. Zorn

All school board members want their districts to have outstanding schools. There’s no doubt that outstanding schools are developed by and led by great leadership in the school principal’s position. So, getting...

Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, the ranking member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce of the United States House of Representatives, recently introduced the Rebuilding America’s Schools Act of 2017–...

NSBA today issued the following letter to lawmakers in support of the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (H.R. 2353):

The...

NSBA and over 35 organizations joined today in advocating for the full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), on behalf of over 6.2 million students with disabilities, their teachers, specialized instructional support personnel, parents, school boards and...

NSBA and a coalition of more than 55 organizations and education groups are urging policymakers to reject the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal to eliminate funding for Impact Aid (Title VII), Section 7002 (Federal Properties).

Federal properties don’t pay district and...

For fifty years, the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) has been at the forefront in helping urban school districts in their work to close the achievement gap, raise high school graduation rates, provide intervention services to academically struggling students, and create broad-based...

Elected at the age of 19 to my local school board 23 years ago, I now have the distinction of being the youngest NSBA president in history. As I begin my term as NSBA’s 70th president, I am proud to say that more than half of my life has been devoted to school board leadership.

Across...

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