NSBA, New Regency, Penguin Books, and the Filmmakers to Distribute “12 Years a Slave” to U.S. Public High Schools

Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 18, 2014) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has partnered with New Regency, Fox Searchlight, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to make copies of the acclaimed film, book, and study guide “12 Years a Slave” available to America’s public high schools.

Achieving Education Excellence for All: A Guide to Diversity-Related Policy Strategies for School Districts

A Guide to Diversity-Related Policy Strategies for School Districts

A joint publication of NSBA, The College Board, and EducationCounsel, LLC

Written by Arthur L. Coleman, Francisco M. Negrón, Jr. and Katherine E. Lipper With a foreword by former U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley 

School Desegregation: Learn, Preserve, and Empower

AARP Virginia formed a partnership with Old Dominion University, the Virginia Conference NAACP, and the Urban League of Virginia to collect stories and historic documents detailing Virginia’s historic and often painful past during Massive Resistance and the desegregation of its public schools. Luck will share the interesting travels of this exhibit, lessons learned from the trailblazers of history, and how AARP Virginia finds relevance in hosting listening sessions that spark “healing conversations” in hopes of connecting more communities to help our youth of tomorrow.


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