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October 14, 2014

School Boards Association Ends Tobacco Company Partnership After Criticism

The move to end the youth anti-smoking program came after criticism from Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., who said it would only postpone smoking, not prevent it entirely.

June 11, 2014

Study Makes Case for Mayoral and District Collaboration Instead of Takeovers

A study by the National School Boards Association's Center for Public Education outlines the pros and cons of mayoral involvement in school boards.

March 04, 2014

Public Schools Find Hollywood Spotlight During Oscars

Director Steve McQueen wears wristband in support of public schools campaign while accepting Oscar for 12 Years a Slave.

March 22, 2013

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Strengthen School Board Authority

A new bill focused on asserting the autonomy of local school boards was introduced in the House of Representatives.

September 24, 2012

School Boards Association Names New Executive Director

The National School Boards Association announced today that Thomas J. Gentzel, currently executive director of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, will become the national organization's new executive director on December 1, 2012.

May 14, 2012

Report: Full-Time Virtual Ed. Lacking Accountability

An NSBA report recommends educators demand more information about full-time virtual schools before using them for their students.

March 28, 2012

NSBA's Bryant Expresses Concerns About Virtual Schools

More research is needed to determine if virtual education is the right option for K-12 students, says Bryant.

February 28, 2012

NSBA Celebrates Emerging Ed-Tech Leaders

The National School Boards Association's Technology Leadership Network has released its annual '20 to watch' list of emerging ed-tech leaders.


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