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Federal Advocacy Resources
December 21, 2016

Increasing the federal share of funding for special education is paramount, and should be addressed before considering future funding for new programs that may not have proven results for program effectiveness.

Federal Advocacy Resources
November 21, 2016

NSBA urges Congress to take immediate action to mitigate the effects of the U.S. Department of Labor recently approved overtime regulations and immediately pass legislation that will provide much needed relief to local school boards members in meeting the new rule requirements.

Federal Advocacy Resources
November 2, 2016

On November 2, 2016, the National School Boards Association submitted public comment in response to the U.S.

Federal Advocacy Resources
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.

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