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Responding to the Coronavirus

Our commitment at NSBA is, first and foremost, to ensure the health and safety of our members and staff and the students and school personnel in our charge. We advise public schools to follow federal, state and local health authorities’ guidelines on current measures to prevent and respond to the coronavirus. Our coronavirus page provides information and resources and we will continue to update it as new material becomes available.

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NSBA Savings Center

Education leaders are searching for ways to save money without cutting staff or educational quality. The new NSBA Savings Center offers cost-containment resources that give districts the capacity and flexibility to spend more on student learning and less on overhead. See how these resources can lead you to savings.


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COSA School Law Practice Seminar

Seattle, WA October 22 - October 24, 2020


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New NAEP Data About Civics

The newly released NAEP civics, history, and geography results show that an achievement gap persists between disadvantaged students and their peers. NSBA's Center for Public Education investigates the data to learn what role lack of internet access has on NAEP civic scores.

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COVID-19 School Closures and Services to Students with Disabilities

As online learning opportunities continue to expand particularly during the recent school closures, educators may need to reexamine each student’s IEP and figure out best approaches and long-term strategies to continue their special education. NSBA's Center for Public Education offers research-proven methods for providing IDEA students with rich learning experiences.

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CDC Data on Schools’ Response to Pandemics

The Center for Public Education analyzes the presence of pandemic procedures in school districts’ crisis/emergency preparedness plans and offers helpful suggestions for implementing long-term strategies.


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