Category Archives: National School Boards Association

School safety and equity Twitter chat set for Thursday, June 21

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 … Continue reading

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NSBA Federal Update: Congress agrees on spending deal

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 … Continue reading

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NSBA statement on nomination of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Education Department secretary

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 … Continue reading

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NSBA releases statement regarding transgender bathroom guidance from U.S. Departments of Justice and Education

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 … Continue reading

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National School Boards Association supports Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act

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 … Continue reading

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MSBA praises Senate’s passage of NCLB replacement bill

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 … Continue reading

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Education bill heads to U.S. Senate on Tuesday

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 … Continue reading

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