114 public schools to receive Apple ConnectED grants

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In June 2013, the Obama administration announced the ConnectED program, which would connect 99 percent of America’s students to next-generation broadband and high-speed wireless in their schools and libraries and modernize the E-rate program. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) supports this initiative because high-speed connectivity is vital for preparing students and communities for success in a competitive global economy.

New video highlights public education successes from "Stand Up 4 Public Schools"

Stand Up for Public Schools

Watch the new video "I Stand Up 4 Public Schools" featuring television personality and  "Stand Up 4 Public Schools" celebrity advocate Montel Williams.

The National School Boards Association’s national campaign, “Stand Up 4 Public Schools” highlights the achievements of America’s public schools and gives a voice to citizens who say “Who I am today began with public education.”

Video: How schools can best invest time to raise student achievement

Is the amount of instructional time available to American teachers and students in an average school day adequate? Expectations for what students should know continue to rise, but the time allocated to meet new standards has not kept pace. Where can schools best invest time to achieve positive growth?

Video: Is public education worth the cost?

What’s a public education worth? Can we quantify the value of education?

A new animated video from the National School Boards Association’s Center for Public Education does just that.

Intended for a broad audience, “Is It Worth It?” graphically shows the value education adds to American society.

Who I am Today Began with Public Schools - Stand Up 4 Public Schools

Public schools are where futures start. Let's "Stand Up 4 Public Schools" and support quality public schools for America’s students! Narrated by Emmy Award-winning television personality Montel Williams, a celebrity advocate for "Stand Up 4 Public Schools." Special thanks to Virginia's Alexandria City Public Schools for their participation in this video.

A School District of Innovation - ASBJ

At Taylor County Public Schools, in central Kentucky, instruction is centered on technology and performance-based education and has brought student success. The American School Board Journal brings you the story from Campbellsville.

Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids

On the eastern shore of Maryland, the American School Board Journal looks at a community's new approach to school health and wellness.

60 Years Since Brown v. Board of Education - ASBJ

Where are we 60 years after the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools? American School Board Journal takes you to Prince Edward County, Virginia, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to witness the legacy of Brown

Thank you to NBC News Archives for the use of your historical video footage.


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