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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.

  • Helping Students After a School Shooting

    May 25, 2022

    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.

  • Annual Conference 2022

    December 13, 2021

    See colleagues and other public education leaders in person at the NSBA 2022 Annual Conference & Exposition. Reconnect, strengthen our communities, and increase students’ academic achievement! Attend in person or select online sessions from the comfort of your home or office. Save up to $100--register by Jan. 14!

  • COVID-19 Testing and Quarantine in the 2021-22 School Year: 50 States at a Glance

    November 2, 2021

    School leaders across the country are actively seeking a less disruptive way to minimize risk beyond sending students home to quarantine. To provide more understanding of school practices in COVID-19 testing and quarantine, NSBA's Center for Public Education (CPE) conducted research on the following questions: What is the current trend of COVID-19 cases among K-12 students? How do states support and implement policies of COVID-19 testing and quarantine in K-12 schools? And, how do school districts implement COVID-19 testing and quarantine?

  • Vaccines, Face Masks, and the New School Year: 50 States at a Glance

    September 8, 2021

    NSBA’s Center for Public Education studied data sources in health and education at all levels of government to provide a comprehensive national picture on vaccines, face masks, and instructional models during the 2021-22 school year.

  • VIDEO: Left Offline

    August 24, 2021

    Nearly 17 million public school students in the U.S. lack adequate access to high-speed broadband and/or internet devices. In our new video, a ninth grader in rural Oregon and a first grade teacher in urban Maryland share their experiences with the homework gap.

  • Homeless Students in Public Schools Across America: Down but Not Out

    July 27, 2021

    Since 2008, the number of homeless students has increased by 100%. NSBA’s Center for Public Education examines the data behind homeless students to better understand who they are so that policymakers can better serve them.

  • From Changing Learning Space to Changing Curriculum

    June 11, 2021

    Following NAEP’s release of the disappointing 2019 science assessment results, NSBA’s Center for Public Education explores the strong connection between school infrastructure and science education.

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New CPE Report: Community Schools: A Strategy Focusing on Student Needs and Parent Engagement

A new research brief from NSBA's Center for Public Education (CPE) examines the characteristics of community schools and describes how they engage parents and all stakeholders to improve student achievement and well-being.

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Now Accepting NSBA 2023 Annual Conference Proposals: Submit by August 3

The NSBA Annual Conference is the premier conference for public education leaders. We are now accepting proposals from school districts and other organizations for breakout sessions that focus on topics of critical interest to school board members. The submission window will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, August 3.