'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The National School Boards Association, or NSBA, is a nonprofit organization operating as a federation of state associations of school boards across the United States. Founded in 1940, NSBA represents 95,000 local school board members who govern 14,890 local school districts serving more than 47 million public school students nationwide. - Source: Wikipedia
Students who spend more hours in the classroom aren't guaranteed higher test scores, and many nations that outpace the U.S. on standardized reading and math assessments keep their children in school for much less time, according to a report from the National School Boards Association.
For cash-strapped states and school districts, budget items that once seemed immune to cuts — including bus service and American flags — have become fair game.
Lawmakers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and elsewhere are still proposing expanded voucher programs. They're just calling them something else.