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Education is on the Ballot November 6th

In 15 states across the country, there are 20 confirmed ballot measures that could generate more than $2 billion in revenue for public education and represent public referendums on education policy issues. 

Recently signed appropriations bill funds federal education programs through fiscal year 2019

President Trump recently signed appropriations bill, H.R. 6157, that will fund federal education programs through fiscal year 2019. The bill, now public law 115-245, provides approximately $71.5 billion for the U.S. Department of Education (a $1 billion increase compared to FY2018).

USDA Secretary Collaborating With Local School Leaders to Advance School Meal Programs

During a recent roundtable meeting with local school officials, including National School Boards Association Board Director Neil Putnam, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue learned firsthand how the department can best support efforts to improve our nation’s school meal programs.

Announcing NSBAC's New Board Leadership for 2018-19

NSBAC is happy to announce its new board leadership for 2018-19: Frank S. Henderson, Jr. from the Seaman School District, Kansas; Chris Ungar from the San Luis Coastal Unified School District, California; Robert Hundley from the Virginia School Boards Association, Virginia, and representative of the Chickahominy District on the Hanover County School Board;  Pamela Morehead-Johnson from the Kentucky School Boards Association, Kentucky, and representative of Eminence Independent Schools; and Beverly Slough from the Florida School Boards Association, Florida and representative of the St. Johns County School Board.

NSBA Calls on Lawmakers to Support Public Schools

In advance of the “Expanding Education Opportunity through School Choice” hearing, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) sent a letter to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, highlighting the range of options for school choice that are provided by our nation’s public school districts. Read more

NSBA Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Reauthorize Child Nutrition Act

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), in a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, expressed its qualified support today of the Improving Child Nutrition, Integrity and Access Act of 2016 (ICNIA) in advance of Wednesday’s (1/20/2016) committee markup. Read more

NSBA Hails New Education Law as Historic Win for Restoring Local Governance in Public Education

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) applauds President Obama for signing into law the bipartisan reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, now known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Read more

NSBA Praises Senate for Passing Bipartisan Education Bill to Restore Local Governance in Public Education

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) commends the U.S. Senate for passing a bipartisan, bicameral bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (S.1177). Read more

NSBA Hails House for Passing Bipartisan Agreement to Restore Local Governance in Public Education

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a bipartisan, bicameral bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (S.1177). Read more

NSBA Calls on House Leaders to Pass Every Student Succeeds Act

On behalf of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel, today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in support of the “Every Student Succeeds Act.” Read more