Letter to Federal Agency

Coalition Letter urges FCC to modernize Lifeline program to bridge the “homework gap”

NSBA cosigned a letter this week with the Education & Libraries Network Coalition (EdLiNC) to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to support modernization of the “Lifeline” program, which provides access to telephonic services for low-income households

Coalition Letter to U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committee on IDEA

The National School Boards Association joined a coalition of education organizations in a letter to the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Committee, urging for a significant increase in funding for IDEA in the FY 2017 LHHS-Education appropriations.

NSBA on next steps for K-12 education hearing

The House Committee on Education and the Workforce, chaired by Representative John Kline (R-MN), held a hearing today titled, “Next Steps for K-12 Education: Upholding the Letter and Intent of the Every Student Succeeds Act. The hearing featuring testimony from Dr. John B. King, Jr., acting secretary of education.

OCR June 2015 Response to NSBA's March 2015 Letter RE: OCR's November 2014 "Dear Colleague Letter" Title II "effective communication" Regulatory Guidance

On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) sent a letter to the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) General Counsel Francisco M. Negrón, Jr. responding to his March 5, 2015 letter to OCR regarding the regulatory guidance it issued in November 2014 on the subject of the Americans with Disabilities Title II "effective communication" regulation. 

NSBA Advises USDA on Proposed Strike Force for Targeted Technical Assistance for Schools

USDA proposal to provide technical assistance to struggling school districts is insufficient to address the difficulties in complying with the child nutrition law.

General Counsel Francisco Negron's Response to OCR's October 2010 "DCL"

NSBA General Counsel Francisco Negron's response to OCR's October 2010 "Dear Colleague Letter" re: bullying and sexual harassment

NSBA letter to Full House Appropriations Committee on FY 2015 Funding for School Nutrition

NSBA supports funding for school kitchen equipment modernization & flexibility for school districts struggling with child nutrition regulations.


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