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NSBA releases statement on federal FY 2017 Omnibus Bill

Source: National School Boards Association On Friday, National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director & CEO Thomas J. Gentzel released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s signing of the FY 2017 Omnibus Bill: The FY 2017 Omnibus … Continue reading

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U.S. House OKs bill that includes funding for public education through FY2017

Source: National School Boards Association The U.S. House of Representatives approved a consolidated appropriations bill (H.R. 244) to fund public education and other programs throughout the remainder of fiscal year 2017. The measure passed the House by a vote of … Continue reading

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Continuing Resolution maintains federal education funding through May 5

Source: National School Boards Association A one-week Continuing Resolution (CR) has been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The U.S. Senate approved the measure Friday, April 28, by a voice vote. The U.S. House vote on the CR (H.J. Res. 99) … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to invest in public education

Visit https://youtu.be/MNc0kYXt6Ig to watch NSBA’s funding video. Source: National School Boards Association Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill this week with the priority of passing an appropriations bill to fund education investments and other federal programs for the remainder … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education releases final regulations for Accountability and State Plans

Source: National School Boards Association Six months after proposing draft regulations for Accountability and State Plans and four months after the public comment period closed, the U.S. Department of Education posted the final rule on its website Monday morning. The … 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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Implementation of U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime regulation is delayed

Source: National School Boards Association By Mary McKee, National School Boards Association (NSBA) On Tuesday afternoon, a federal judge granted an emergency preliminary injunction to delay implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime regulation set to take effect next … Continue reading

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