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NSBA Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel today released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s Decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., et al.:

Alexandria, Va., June 18, 2018 -- The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announces it has named Verjeana M. Jacobs, Esquire, as Chief Equity and Member Services Officer to lead NSBA’s work to attain educational equity for public schoolchildren through local school board governance.

NSBA delivered the following remarks before the U.S. Department of Education Federal Commission on School Safety Listening Session on June 6, 2018:

NSBA today released the following statement in response to the “Active Shooter” video game:

Alexandria, Va., (April 11, 2018) - NSBA's Black Council of School Board Members (NBC) presented its Recognizing Innovative Strategies in Equity (RISE) Award to Hillsborough County Public Schools, Tampa, Florida, during NSBA’s Annual Conference in San Antonio, April 7-9. In its inaugural year, the RISE Award honors a school board for its excellence in policies, practices, and strategies that promote and enhance equitable outcomes and career readiness for African American students.

Alexandria, Va. (April 9, 2018) - NSBA today announces its president and board leadership for 2018-19: Frank C. Pugh of California’s Santa Rosa City Schools District, President; Beth Branham of South Carolina’s Lexington School District Two, President-elect; and Charlie E. Wilson of Columbus, Ohio’s Worthington City Schools, Secretary-Treasurer. Kevin E. Ciak of New Jersey’s Sayreville Public Schools will now serve as Immediate Past-President.

(April 9, 2018) - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the Guilford County Schools Board of Education in Greensboro, North Carolina, has received the 30th annual Kennedy Center and National School Boards Association (NSBA) Award.

Alexandria, Va. (April 7, 2018) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) Council of School Attorneys (COSA), the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, elected new leaders and directors at its recent annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Alexandria, Va. (April 3, 2018) -- The National School Boards Association’s Council of School Attorneys (COSA) will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to James C. Hanks on April 7, 2018.

The Digital School Districts Survey honors districts for digital learning initiatives, expanded STEM instruction and labs, and more.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – March 29, 2018 – The Center for Digital Education is proud to announce the winners of the 2017-18 Digital School Districts Survey Awards. These districts are innovating in exemplary ways by investing in tools and learning models for the next-generation learners. Now in its 14th year, the Digital School Districts Survey Awards recognize commendable use of technology by school boards and districts. The awards are presented by the Center for Digital Education at the National School Boards Association’s annual conference each spring. 



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