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15 Oct, 2014, 14:32 ET New Report from the Center for Public Education Calls on Schools to Emphasize Nonfiction Reading Alongside Literature

A new report released today by the National School Boards Association's (NSBA) Center for Public Education (CPE), examines the key role of...


15 Oct, 2014, 08:45 ET New Poll of School Leaders Validates Concerns about Federal School Meals

 As we celebrate National School Lunch Week, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) is calling for flexibility and relief from the U.S....


19 Sep, 2014, 16:10 ET National School Boards Association Joins Effort to Distribute "12 Years a Slave" to U.S. Public High Schools

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has partnered with New Regency, Fox Searchlight, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to make copies of...


21 Feb, 2014, 14:26 ET NSBA, New Regency, Penguin Books and the Filmmakers to Distribute 12 Years a Slave to Public High Schools

 The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the...


07 May, 2013, 17:58 ET National School Boards Association Applauds Louisiana Supreme Court Ruling to Strike Down Voucher Scheme

 The National School Boards Association (NSBA) applauds the ruling by the Louisiana Supreme Court that finds the state's school vouchers...


02 May, 2013, 09:10 ET New Report Examines School Improvement and Turnaround Strategies

As states and the federal government push for more turnaround strategies for low-performing schools—and put billions of dollars into their...


03 Apr, 2013, 19:00 ET California, Pennsylvania, and Virginia School Districts Earn Top National Honors in 2013 Magna Awards

National award program recognizes school districts for outstanding programs that advance student learning and encourage community involvement in...


29 Jan, 2013, 15:19 ET School Board Leaders Advocate for Less Intrusive Role of the U.S. Department of Education

 More than 700 school board members and state school boards association leaders are meeting with their members of Congress today and urging...


28 Dec, 2012, 19:33 ET As Fiscal Cliff Looms, Impact would be Catastrophic to Education

As lawmakers reconvene to discuss alternatives to the fiscal cliff, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) continues to urge Congress and...


14 Dec, 2012, 18:08 ET National School Boards Association Expresses Condolences on Newtown, Conn., School Shooting

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) expresses its deep sympathies to those affected by the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in...