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Senator James M. Inhofe receives National School Boards Association’s Congressional Special Recognition Award

Alexandria, Va. (June 5, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) honored U.S. Senator James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) today with the Congressional Special Recognition Award. Inhofe received the NSBA’s top Congressional award for his leadership to advance public education.  

NSBA Urges House to Give School Districts Flexibility on Nutrition Programs

Alexandria, Va. (May 19, 2014) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is calling for flexibility and relief from onerous regulations in federal school meal programs as the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee responsible for funding the Department of Agriculture considers FY 2015 appropriations. (Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act)

 

New National School Boards Association Guide Helps School Districts Better Understand International Student Travel

Alexandria, Va. (May 14, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has released a new policy guide on international student travel to help school boards anticipate and interpret important legal considerations and planning issues before students reach the departure gate. 

National School Boards Association Marks 60th Anniversary of Brown Decision with Call for Equity in Education

Alexandria, Va. (May 13, 2014) — The National School Boards Association (NSBA) honors the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling by calling on America’s school boards, parents and communities to continue to ensure that public education is a right made available to all students on equal terms.

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.  

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