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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
Code.org, 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.
CUBE 2023 Annual Conference
COSA 2023 Fall School Law SeminarOctober 10 - October 19, 2023
NSBA Equity Symposium 2024Washington, D.C. January 27, 2024
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.
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.
Vying for Attention
Clear expectations for smartphone access and use in school minimizes distractions and fosters good digital citizenship.
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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