NSBA and eleven other leading education organizations have formed the Coalition to Advance Future Student Success, a new effort to help ensure all students receive the equitable educational opportunities they deserve.
May 3, 2021
In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week, NSBA President and Texas’ Aldine Independent School District Board of Trustee Dr. Viola M. Garcia acknowledges and thanks teachers for educating America's 51 million public schoolchildren.
April 29, 2021
In response to his joint address to Congress last night, NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez praised President Biden's new vision for the future of education in America and its investments in school infrastructure and expanded universal education.
April 28, 2021
NSBA urges the Federal Communications Commission to quickly distribute funds from the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund to help close the digital divide in education and give school districts flexibility to distribute them based on local needs.
April 22, 2021
The NSBA Council of School Attorneys, the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts, is pleased to announce Joy Baskin with the Texas Association of School Boards was elected Chair.
April 20, 2021
NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez and Executive Director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association Daniel A. Domenech issued responses following the USDA's Food Nutrition Service’s decision to extend a set of nationwide waivers that will help school meal programs feed students.
April 15, 2021
NSBA's Council of School Attorneys (COSA) is happy to announce Sam S. Harben, Jr. the 2021 COSA Lifetime Achievement Award winner. In acknowledgment of his dedication and hard work on behalf of Georgia’s public education system and its 1.7 million students, Harben was presented with the award during the COSA 2021 Online School Law Seminar.
April 10, 2021
Viola M. Garcia of Texas’s Aldine Independent School District was elected as president of NSBA, making her the first Latina to ever hold the position. Garcia has served on her local board since 1992 and held leadership positions at the Mexican American School Board Members Association, Texas Association of School Boards, and the University of Houston-Downtown.
Country music superstar and best-selling author Trisha Yearwood will join Sarah Trahern, CEO of the Country Music Association, for a special session on the importance of music education at NSBA’s Advocacy Institute on June 8.
In response to the release of President Biden's Fiscal Year 2022 budget request, NSBA Executive Director and CEO Anna Maria Chávez praised the budget for committing much-needed resources to rebuild and reinvest in American public schools and students.