Gentzel on C-SPAN: Washington Journal

NSBA Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel discusses education and the role of local school boards with Washington Journal host, John McArdle.

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Join school board members from around the country on Oct. 2-4 at CUBE’s Annual Conference in Miami. You will visit local schools, hear from education experts, and discuss and share best practices. You also can earn CEU credits.

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American School Board Journal Profiles Bold School Leaders

This issue of American School Board Journal features profiles of innovative school leaders who are taking risks and breaking new ground to help struggling schools and students.

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School Attorneys: Register Today for COSA's School Law Practice Seminar

Join the top school law attorneys in North America at COSA's School Law Practice Seminar, Oct. 9-11 in Denver. You will discuss and share stories, network, and learn. You also can earn up to 12 CLE hours.

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Working with and through our state associations, NSBA advocates for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership. We believe education is a civil right necessary to the dignity and freedom of the American people, and all children should have equal access to an education that maximizes his or her individual potential.

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Our school law resources help you understand the complex legal environment, including new and emerging legal developments, and to anticipate, prevent, and overcome legal challenges.

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The education of our children must become a top priority of our nation's policymakers, and we are committed to ensuring federal policies protect state and local control and accountability.

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By focusing on raising student achievement through strong local governance and by actively engaging the community, school boards provide leadership for academic success in our public schools.

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