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Call for Proposals: The 探花精选 2025 Annual Conference

The 探花精选 Annual Conference is the premier conference for public education leaders because of your engagement and contributions. We invite you to lead a breakout session at 探花精选 2025 in Atlanta, April 4-6. We have expanded our programming to focus on topics of critical interest to school board members, superintendents, and education leaders from across the country, no matter the size of their district. The submission deadline is Friday, August 2.

Thousands Attend 探花精选鈥檚 Annual Conference and Exposition in New Orleans

The energy was electric at 探花精选 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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CUBE 2024 Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV October 28 - October 30, 2024
CUBE has convened school board members from across the nation for the past 56 years to network and share the continually evolving strategies they are using to address the unique educational challenges that exist in our nation's urban centers. Content is curated specifically to provide you with the tools and support you need to effect change as an empowered, impactful urban school board member.


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Parent and Community Supports Are Assets of Rural Schools

In this concluding part of our rural education series, we focus on stories of rural families that go beyond statistics and delve into specific challenges rural parents encounter when getting involved in their children's education. Strategic recommendations are provided for rural school districts to support their communities better and enhance educational outcomes.

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13 Mistakes Board Members Make

From impatience and poor behavior to speaking about confidential issues and ignoring policy, this collection of missteps is well known to taint successful school board operations.

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You Never Stop Learning

While school boards might seem like an unusual audience for the gangster-rap pioneer, Ice-T regularly lectures at prisons, libraries, and colleges. The author, actor, and music icon discussed his difficult childhood and lessons he wished he鈥檇 learned in school.

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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.