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White House Ed Transformation

NSBA Transition Recommendations

NSBA provided the Biden/Harris transition team with several nonpartisan recommendations to guide the incoming administration’s policy platform. Our recommendations address the ongoing national emergency while setting a vision for the future of public schools across the nation.

National School Boards Association Statement on CDC Reopening Announcement

NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez recognized today's phased reopening announcement from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and non-binding guidance from the U.S. Department of Education for their flexibility while also calling for additional funding and resources from the federal government.


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NSBA 2021 Online Experience

April 08 - April 10, 2021
NSBA is pleased to announce the transformation of its in-person NSBA 2021 Annual Conference Exposition to the NSBA 2021 Online Experience. This experience will bring world-class programming, inspirational keynotes, top education solution providers, and plentiful networking opportunities. Join us on April 8-10, 2021, for a fully transformed and memorable event!

Perspectives & Blogs

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Equity Online Symposium 2021 (Archived Video Available)

On February 10, more than two thousand school leaders committed to educational equity and registered for the 2021 NSBA Equity Online Symposium. They heard inspirational stories, valuable advice from their peers, and important guidance on how to provide the support that equalizes and improves the educational experience for every student. If you missed it, video is now available.

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Leading Transformational Change: Flourish to the fullest

NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez praises school board members for leading their districts through the ongoing national emergency and offers words of wisdom to provide inspiration for the new year.

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FAQs on New Executive Orders

In response to several executive orders President Biden signed on his first day in office, NSBA has produced three FAQ guides to assist state school boards associations in addressing member questions about how local policies may be affected by the change in federal approach.


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