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September 26, 2016

Leading national and state organizations share the U.S. Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) concerns over potential health risks of PCBs (polychlorinaed biphenyls) in schools and daycares.

Federal Advocacy Resources
September 12, 2016

NSBA urges the House’s passage of this bill. NSBA, representing more than 90,000 local school board members across the nation, working with and through our state associations, supports the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act” (H.R. 5587).

Federal Advocacy Resources
September 9, 2016

NSBA comments to the U.S. Department of Education’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Title I—Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged—Academic Assessments

Federal Advocacy Resources
September 9, 2016

The following is correspondence from NSBA to the U.S. Department of Education regarding its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Innovative Assessment Demonstration Authority under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) [Docket ID:  ED—2016—OESE—0047].

Federal Advocacy Resources
September 6, 2016

NSBA and 47 other organizations, as part of the National Coalition for Public Education, wrote this letter to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to express strong opposition to private school vouchers in the form of Education Savings Accounts.

Federal Advocacy Resources
August 9, 2016

Between now and August 18, 2016, the U. S. Department of Education is collecting input from stakeholders on the educational and technical assistance needs of states and school districts.

Federal Advocacy Resources
July 29, 2016

On July 29, 2016, NSBA submitted comments in response to the U.S.

Federal Advocacy Resources
April 27, 2016

NSBA joined over 50 National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE) members in expressing strong opposition to school vouchers and tuition tax credit programs in a recent letter to the U.S. House of Representatives. 

Federal Advocacy Resources
April 27, 2016

NSBA and 268 other organizations forwarded a letter to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee members voicing opposition to the elimination of Impact Aid Federal Properties payments to school districts in the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request. 

Federal Advocacy Resources
April 21, 2016

The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (ICNEA), H.R. 5003,  was introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education (of the House Education and the Workforce Committee).

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