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June 2023 Issue of ASBJ Now Available

The ongoing teacher shortage has been difficult for K-12 school districts everywhere, with the strain to attract and retain the best teachers particularly acute in rural areas. “In Search of Teachers” looks at some of the creative solutions implemented by school leaders in rural Colorado districts. Also in this issue: preparing for the growing wave of artificial intelligence; legal issues and using Indigenous team names and mascots; simple rules for school board success; and more.

NSBA Joins Education and Tech Leaders in Coalition to Offer Guidance on Integrating AI Safely into Classrooms Worldwide, ETS, ISTE, Khan Academy, and World Economic Forum recently announced the formation of TeachAI, bringing together education, nonprofit, and technology partners, including the National School Boards Association (NSBA), to assist governments and education authorities with integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into primary and secondary curricula worldwide while protecting student safety, respecting privacy rights, and addressing issues of bias and misinformation.


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CUBE 2023 Annual Conference - Register Now & Save $100

CUBE 2023 Annual Conference

Chicago, IL September 14 - September 16, 2023
CUBE has convened school board members from across the nation for the past 55 years to network and share the continually evolving strategies they are using to address the unique educational challenges that exist in our nation's urban centers. Content is curated specifically to provide you with the tools and support you need to effect change as an empowered, impactful urban school board member.


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In Search of Teachers

Teacher and staffing shortages, especially in small and rural districts, are not a new phenomenon in Colorado or the rest of the nation. But the problem has been exacerbated by growing vacancies in suburban and urban districts and a steady decline in the number of students enrolling in teacher education programs nationwide.

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Educational Equity for Rural Students: Out of the Pandemic, but Still Out of the Loop

In a new five-part report series, “Educational Equity for Rural Students: Out of the Pandemic, but Still Out of the Loop,” NSBA’s Center for Public Education (CEP) examines the growing diversity of rural students, and the urgent need to fix the digital divide and support rural student well-being.

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Vying for Attention

Clear expectations for smartphone access and use in school minimizes distractions and fosters good digital citizenship.

Alarm Clock

Helping Students After a School Shooting

As you and your communities struggle to come to terms with school shootings and related school violence the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has put together a comprehensive list of resources.


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