National School Boards Association

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is accepting workshop proposal submissions from member school districts for its 2020 Annual Conference. The NSBA Conference is scheduled for April 4-6, 2020, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Visit https://ww5.aievolution.com/nsb2001 to submit a workshop proposal. The submission deadline is Wednesday, June 5. The proposal…

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recently announced the launch of its Cyber Secure Schools initiative at https://www.nsba.org/cyber. This webpage is a key source of information, tools, and resources, to help districts and schools enhance the security of their networks and data systems, and reduce cyber-vulnerabilities. “Technology continues to change…

Join the National School Boards Association and the School Superintendents Association for a “School Safety and Equity” Twitter chat scheduled for 6 p.m. CDT on Thursday, June 21. To participate, come to NSBA’s Twitter page at https://twitter.com/NSBAComm Thursday, June 21, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT. Questions that will be posed…

Source: National School Boards Association CONGRESSIONAL NEWS Fiscal Year 2018 Appropriations: After heated debate on both the House and Senate floor overnight, Congressional leaders have finally reached a long-sought agreement on topline spending that will pave the way to complete the FY 2018 federal appropriations and budget process. The bipartisan…

Source: National School Boards Association November 23, 2016 Statement by Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director and CEO, National School Boards Association, on the appointment of Betsy DeVos, U.S. Department of Education secretary nominee Education is a civil right and is necessary to the dignity and freedom of the American people.…

Source: National School Boards Association The National School Boards Association (NSBA) issued the following statement on May 13: “The National School Boards Association and its members are committed to protecting students and ensuring they have equal opportunity to receive the best education possible and fulfill their potential. We believe education…

Source: National School Boards Association The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act (ICNEA), H.R. 5003, was introduced on Wednesday, April 20, by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education (of the House Education and the Workforce Committee). H.R. 5003 reauthorizes six child…

MSBA is delighted to announce that the U.S. Senate just passed a bill today to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (aka No Child Left Behind). The Senate approved the new federal K-12 education bill — the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) — on a 85-12 vote. The U.S. House…

Source: Politico Pro The U.S. Senate plans to take up the No Child Left Behind replacement bill — the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) — on Tuesday said Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Alexander also reiterated his confidence that the NCLB replacement will…

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan, bicameral bill Wednesday by a vote of 359-64 to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, now known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (S.1177). MSBA applauds the work to create the Every Student Succeeds. MSBA has been working with U.S.…

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