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The past few weeks have been an unprecedented time as the coronavirus pandemic has impacted school board members, education leaders, and virtually everyone in the country and across the globe. 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. We will continue to update our coronavirus page as new resources and information become available.
NSBA’s inside-the-beltway education podcast reports on the coronavirus from the front lines of federal government. In the interest of public health and safety, our coverage is available to all.
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.
NSBA is urging the Federal Communications Commission to support student learning during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by expanding funding for home internet access. NSBA has joined an effort with the Alliance for Excellent Education, the Consortium for School Networking , the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the State Educational Technology Directors Association, and All4ed’s Future Ready Schools.
Children not counted in the census can impact a community for at least 10 years until the error is corrected. For school leaders, every child matters, and accurate information supports school districts in strategically planning for funds and resources that are needed to provide every student with high-quality education.