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June 23, 2015

NSBA Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel sent this letter to members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, prior to the mark-up of the Subcommittee's FY2016 appropriations bill.

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June 16, 2015

NSBA Executive Director Tom Gentzel sent this letter to the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies.

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June 9, 2015

In this letter to Senator John Hoeven, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Specialty Crops and Agricultural Research, and Senator Angus King, NSBA Executive Director Tom Gentzel voiced NSBA's support for the Healthy School Meals Flexibility Act. NSBA urges Congress to restore local l

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June 3, 2015

In this letter to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, NSBA Executive Director Thomas Gentzel commends Chairman Kline and Senior Democratic Member Scott for proposing a bold and comprehensive new look at the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), now over forty ye

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May 15, 2015

In advance of a May 19 hearing by the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education regarding Federal Child Nutrition Programs, NSBA Executive Director Thomas Gentzel wrote this letter to the Subcommittee's Chairman the Honorable Todd Rokita.

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May 13, 2015

In a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, NSBA and more than 50 organizations, as members of the National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE), urged Congress to oppose the reauthorization of the DC school voucher program.

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May 8, 2015

In a coalition letter on May 8, 2015, NSBA and more than 800 organizations urged Congress to sustain investments in education and related programs for Fiscal Year 2016.

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April 13, 2015

In this letter to Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, NSBA Executive Director Thomas J.

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March 27, 2015

A coalition of education organizations dedicated to advocating for the full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) submitted this letter to both the Senate and House Subcommittees on

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March 26, 2015

Along with 52 other members of the National Coalition for Public Education (NCPE),  NSBA opposes any amendment to Fiscal 2016 Senate Budget Resolution (S. Con Res.

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