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The ability of public schools to carry out their mission will be severely undermined if the federal government undertakes measures such as the inclusion of a question on citizenship in the Decennial Census, which U.S. Census Bureau and survey experts predict will undercount the number of children and families our schools serve.
NSBA’s 2019-20 President ElizaBeth Branham discusses her family's deep ties to public education, reminding our 90,000 school board members that they are just one of the hundreds of thousands of school leaders and educators but that their collective power and voice is strong.
Executive Director and CEO of NSBA Thomas J. Gentzel discusses the way school officials find themselves tightly restricted by limitations of their own making.
Special education students enrolled in career technical education classes demonstrate better school completion and graduation rates. They also equip students with the important skills needed to succeed in life, helping them transition into adulthood and close the achievement gap.
In 2017-18, approximately 6.9 million students attended special education in K-12 public schools. As participation rates continue to grow, a fully-funded Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is more important than ever.
NSBA Supports Smoke-Free Schools Legislation Jaclyn Goddette