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Federal Advocacy Resources
September 24, 2018

NSBA opposes changes to the current “buy American” provision that could require school districts to apply for waivers in order to purchase foreign goods for school meal programs.

Federal Advocacy Resources
July 11, 2018

NSBA shared our insight on how FERPA can impact matters of school safety as school boards work to prevent acts of mass violence.

Federal Advocacy Resources
June 29, 2018

NSBA’s letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies regarding Fiscal Year 2019 appropriations:

Federal Advocacy Resources
June 29, 2018

NSBA's letter to the Senate HELP Committee regarding legislation to reauthorize the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.

Federal Advocacy Resources
May 10, 2018

NSBA delivers its letter to the full U.S. House of Representatives urging them to sign the discharge petition H.Res.774 regarding swift consideration to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.  

Federal Advocacy Resources
May 8, 2018

NSBA issued a letter to the Education and the Workforce Committee, opposing the Education Savings Accounts for Military Families Act, H.R. 5199. The proposed bill will divert public Impact Aid dollar to accounts that parents can use for private school tuition.

Federal Advocacy Resources
May 7, 2018

NSBA submitted comments in support of FNS 2017-0039. The rule proposes changes that allow small school districts to have more flexibility in the hiring requirements for new school nutrition directors.

Federal Advocacy Resources
May 2, 2018

NSBA's letter urges Congress to prioritize funding for education and provide the maximum funding in fiscal year 2019 for programs that include ESSA Title I-A, Title II-A, and Title IV; IDEA State Grants; and school safety infrastructure.

Federal Advocacy Resources
February 23, 2018

NSBA's letter expresses disappointment in the House Education and the Workforce Committee's decision to eliminate important educator investments through passage of H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform (PROSPER) Act.

Federal Advocacy Resources
February 2, 2018

NSBA urges full funding of the federal share of investments in IDEA, along with provisions to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the program for both students and schools.

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