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NSBA Partners with TeachAI, Leading Education Organizations to Launch Foundational Policy Ideas for AI in Education, a New Resource for Education Leaders and Policymakers

TeachAI has announced the launch of a groundbreaking resource for education leaders and policymakers – Foundational Policy Ideas for AI in Education. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) worked alongside several leading education organizations in the development of this resource designed to help education leaders and policymakers navigate the evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI) in education.

  • NSBA Hosts Nearly 1,000 Education Leaders for Equity Symposium and Advocacy Institute

    February 2, 2024

    Nearly 1,000 attendees representing 42 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Virgin Islands convened in Washington, D.C., for NSBA’s Equity Symposium (Jan. 27) and Advocacy Institute (Jan. 28-30).

  • NSBA’s Rural Virtual Summit Draws Hundreds of Education Leaders from Across the U.S.

    December 13, 2023

    On Dec. 13, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) held its first-ever virtual rural summit to address the intricate challenges and opportunities within rural education. Through engaging sessions with national experts, the event provided participants with valuable insights and strategies to navigate the unique landscape of rural education. Video from the summit is now available.

  • NSBA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    November 1, 2023

    At NSBA, our National American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Council of School Board Members promotes quality education for all students with emphasis on the challenges and successes of the American Indian and Alaska Native student. Watch Stephanie Thompson, president of the Farmington Municipal Schools School Board in New Mexico, and Western Regional Director of the AIAN Council, discuss her educational and career journey from high school student to school board president and advocate for students.

  • NSBA Announces CUBE Award Winners

    October 17, 2023

    Dr. Jonathan Hodges of the Paterson Public Schools Board of Education in New Jersey and Missouri’s Ferguson-Florissant School Board were honored at the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Annual Conference on Sept. 15 before an audience of nearly 1,000 urban school board members.

  • Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

    October 2, 2023

    As we celebrate the rich and diverse culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans past and present, we must also ensure that we provide today’s Hispanic and Latino students with the supports and resources they need.

  • Council of School Attorneys Welcomes New Leaders for 2023-2024

    September 27, 2023

    The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Board of Directors recently announced the selection of four officers and three at-large members of the Council of School Attorneys (COSA) Steering Committee. COSA is the national network of attorneys representing K-12 public school districts.

  • NSBA’s Sold-Out CUBE Annual a Tremendous Success

    September 22, 2023

    The mid-September weather was spectacular, and the energy was electric as a sold-out crowd of school board members and other education leaders gathered in Chicago last week for the 2023 CUBE (Council of Urban Boards of Education) Annual Conference. Legendary rapper, actor, and author Ice-T, who delivered a frank and moving closing keynote, described the 55th CUBE event, calling it "the largest and strongest in-person conference for school board members focused on urban trends in the country."

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Thousands Attend NSBA’s Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans

The energy was electric at NSBA 2024 as thousands of education leaders convened in New Orleans to shape the future of education! From dynamic student performances to insightful discussions with icons like Ruby Bridges, each moment underscored our collective commitment to public education. Click "continue reading" to see photo and video highlights from the conference, including appearances by a few superheroes.

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Three School Districts Earn Top Honors in the 2024 Magna Awards

New York’s Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Oklahoma’s Lawton Public Schools, and Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools are the Grand Prize winners in the 29th annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s flagship magazine, American School Board Journal (ASBJ).