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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Receives National Urban Education School Board Excellence Award

North Carolina’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is the 2013 recipient of the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.

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NSBA Calls on the FCC to Strengthen E-Rate & Provide More Funding for Internet Access in Schools

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recommends that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) modernize the E-rate program, increase the quality and speed of Internet connectivity in our nation’s schools, and address the technology gaps that remain.

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NSBA applauds delay in federal Affordable Care Act implementation

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) today applauded the federal government’s decision to delay the implementation of IRS rules for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) until January 2015, based upon the “complexity of the requirements and the need for more time to implement them effectively.”

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New report shows states’ graduation requirements out of sync with Common Core

The report, “Out of Sync: Many Common Core states have yet to define a Common Core-worthy diploma,” found that of the 45 states that have voluntarily adopted Common Core, only 11 have aligned their graduation requirements in mathematics with those standards.

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ESEA reauthorization must include flexibility for local innovations

NSBA is concerned that some provisions in the bill would create a much larger federal role that would hamper school districts’ innovation and flexibility, and other provisions that would create additional bureaucracies at the expense of student achievement.

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NSBA Challenges Tuition Reimbursement for Inappropriate Special Education Placements

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is urging a federal appeals court to ensure that school districts are not required to reimburse parents who unilaterally choose educational placements for their children with disabilities if those placements are not appropriate under federal special education law.

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NSBA Urges Supreme Court to Protect Employers from Unnecessary Lawsuits

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has filed an amicus brief in an employment case asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to hamper school districts’ abilities to discipline or fire employees.

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School Board Leaders Urge Congress to Protect Education Funding

More than 700 school board and state school boards association leaders are meeting with members of Congress on Tuesday.

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NSBA Launches Education Technology Innovation Showcase

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), with more than 25 years experience through its Technology Leadership Network (TLN), is pleased to announce the six companies selected for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.

“The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to highlight emerging companies that represent the diversity of new solutions in education,” said Ann Flynn, NSBA’s Director of Education Technology.

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NSBA Partners With Performance Matters Data Analysis System

Through this alliance, NSBA's member state school boards associations will be able to offer Performance Matters’ integrated product line to their district members at an exclusive discount.

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