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NSBA Statement on the Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety

by Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and CEO

We are pleased to announce that UnitedHealthcare is NSBA’s Health and Wellness Partner.

Alexandria, Va., (October 16, 2018)— The Center for Public Education (CPE), a research arm of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced today the release of A Ne

NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) announces Jennings School District, Missouri; Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, North Carolina; and Forth Worth Independent School District, Texas; winners of the 2018 Award for Urban School Board Excellence.


NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) is pleased to announce Cardell C. Patillo, Jr., board member and Finance Chair of the Portsmouth, Virginia School Board, winner of the 2018 Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award.

In response to the 2018 PDK Poll, NSBA Executive Director & CEO, Thomas J. Gentzel issued the following statement:

Alexandria, Va. (August 22, 2018) “Fostering Safer Schools, A Legal Guide for School Board Members on School Safety” takes a fresh look through a legal lens at school safety. The guide identifies key areas of concern that have emerged as looming issues including student mental health, crisis management, working with law enforcement and legal liability.

Alexandria, Va. (August 18, 2018) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced today the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA), winner of the Leading Edge Award for its Tennessee Digital Resources Library (TDRL).

Alexandria, Va. (July 25, 2018) - The National School Boards Association (NSBA) applauds the bipartisan effort that has resulted in the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (CTE Act).

The NSBA's Center for Public Education (CPE) explores the differences between teaching in Finland and the United States. 


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