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NSBA Opposes Congress’s Attempt to Expand Charter Schools

Alexandria, Va. (May 8, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA), the leading advocate for public education representing more than 90,000 local school board members, is opposed to H.R. 10, the Success and Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act, which is scheduled for a floor vote this week.

New Guide from National School Boards Association Helps School Boards Navigate Student Data Privacy Concerns in the Cloud Computing Era

Alexandria, Va. (April 28, 2014) - As school districts increasingly move to cloud computing instead of on-site data storage, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) and its Council of School Attorneys (COSA) have released a guide for school boards introducing the legal issues associated with protecting student data and suggesting best practices.  The guide, “Data in the Cloud,” seeks to raise awareness of student data privacy concerns, and to provide a framework for comprehensive student data privacy approaches in school districts.

National School Board Association’s Black, Hispanic, and American Indian and Alaska Native Caucuses Elect Leadership

Alexandria, Va.  (April 25, 2014) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced leaders for its three caucuses during its Annual Conference held in New Orleans earlier this month. The caucuses help school board members improve the academic achievement and address the unique needs of African-American, Latino, and Native American students.

New Guide for School Boards Aims to Boost Student Success through Community Partnerships

Peoria Unified Governing Board of Glendale, Arizona Receives $10,000 KCAAEN and NSBA Award

Washington, DC (April 7, 2014) - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the recipient of the 26th annual Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network (KCAAEN) and NSBA Award.

Louisiana, New York, and Washington School Districts Earn Top National Honors in 2014 Magna Awards

NSBA's American School Board Journal (ASBJ) announces the 20th Annual Magna Awards.  The Magna awards, supported by Sodexho, are highlighted in the April issue of ASBJ.  Read the joint press release.  

National School Boards Association Launches New Service Partnerships

Alexandria, Va. (April 17, 2014) - The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announces that Brokers’ Risk, HUMAN Healthy Vending, Kaplan K12, and Share 911 have joined as official service partners.

NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education Announces 2014-2015 Leadership

Alexandria, Va. (April 10, 2014) – The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) has elected new leaders and members to its Steering Committee. 

NSBA Announces New Board Leadership: Anne M. Byrne of New York to Serve as President

Alexandria (April 10, 2014) – School board leader Anne M. Byrne of New York’s Nanuet Union Free School District was named the 67th President of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) at the association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans.

NSBA Encourages FCC to Modernize E-rate Program

Alexandria, Va. (March 6, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Public Notice on the Wireline Competition Bureau Seeks Focused Comment on E-rate Modernization to modernize the E-rate program and increase the quality and speed of Internet connectivity in our nation’s schools.


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