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Brown v. Board of Education Digital Learning Day

Alexandria, Va.  (May 11, 2015) - The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) is pleased to announce that on May 18th, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. EDT, as part of CUBE’s annual Digital Learning Day, three schools from across the country will participate in a webinar discussion commemorating the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

Participating schools include Baltimore City Public Schools’ Digital Harbor High School; Little Rock, Arkansas’s Central High School; and Rochester, New York’s Northeast College Preparatory Academy.

2015 CUBE Annual Award Criteria and Application

Click the link below to view and save these criteria and application instructions for the 2015 CUBE Annual Awards.

CUBE Webinar: Brown v. Board of Education Digital Learning Day

Brown v. Board of Education Digital Learning Day

Please join Northeast College Preparatory Academy; Rochester, NY, Central High School; Little Rock, Arkansas, and Digital Harbor High School; Baltimore, Maryland as we commemorate the anniversary of the year that the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Brown vs. Board of Education.

In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. published Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? In the last paragraph, in what would be the very last book that he would publish, Dr. King wrote:

NSBA President Tuttle to present at ASBA’s “The Equity Event” in early April

National School Boards Association (NSBA) President John D. Tuttle is to provide the “Welcome” address at the Arizona School Boards Association “The Equity Event." The event runs April 9-10, 2015, and will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Phoenix.

Also presenting at a general session, “A Shared Discussion on Leadership for Equity,” and a later breakout session, “More Alike than You Might Think: The Similarities and Challenges of Urban and Rural Schools,” is NSBA Director, Council of Urban Boards of Education, Deborah Keys.

NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education Announces 2015-2016 Leadership

Alexandria, Va. (March 26, 2015) - The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) elected leaders and new members to its Steering Committee as part of NSBA’s 75th Annual Conference in Nashville, TN.  Van Henri White of New York’s Rochester City School District was elected Chair, and Harium Martin-Morris of Washington’s Seattle Public Schools was elected Vice Chair.

Bringing girls to STEM

When high school students are asked about their interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers, about a third of the boys say they are very interested. Only one in five of the girls say the same thing.

This data has not changed since 2003, said Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow. Her group has been polling and collecting data on students and technology for decades.

Luncheon speaker advice on understanding urban youth

Michael Eric Dyson, author, radio host, and professor of sociology at Georgetown University, assured the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Luncheon attendees Saturday at NSBA's annual conference in Nashville that he was there to be a cheerleader for them, and to discuss how they can help themselves, help their boards, and ultimately help their students.

In a lively talk heavily laced with music references old and new, Dyson shared some suggestions for board members faced with the challenge of governing urban school districts.

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