Federal Issues - New York State School Boards Association

May 2, 2019


Welcome to the Federal Issues section of the New York State School Boards Association's website. Here, we provide comprehensive information about the federal legislation and advocacy initiatives that directly impact the education system in New York State. As a trusted resource for education-related matters, our association is dedicated to keeping you informed about important federal issues affecting our schools, students, and communities.

Advocacy and Legislation

At the New York State School Boards Association, we understand the importance of advocating for policies that positively impact our schools, students, and educators. Our advocacy efforts span a wide range of federal issues, including but not limited to:

Educational Funding

One of our top priorities is securing adequate funding for our schools. We closely monitor federal legislation related to educational funding and work to ensure that fair and equitable funding is provided to support quality education in New York State.

Curriculum Standards

We actively participate in discussions around curriculum standards and assessment policies at the federal level. Our association advocates for critical thinking, comprehensive educational standards, and the use of evidence-based practices that promote student success.

Special Education

The New York State School Boards Association recognizes the importance of inclusive education and support for students with special needs. We advocate for federal legislation that enhances resources and services for students with disabilities, ensuring equal opportunities and access to quality education for all.

Educator Empowerment

We believe in empowering educators to provide the best learning experiences for our students. We support federal initiatives that enhance professional development opportunities, attract and retain highly qualified teachers, and promote innovative teaching practices.

School Safety

In light of growing concerns about school safety, the New York State School Boards Association actively engages in federal conversations about policies and initiatives designed to create and maintain safe learning environments. We strive to protect the well-being of our students and staff.

Stay Informed and Get Involved

Keeping our members informed about federal issues related to education is crucial. By staying informed, you can actively engage in advocating for policies that advance the quality of education for all students in New York State.

Advocacy Initiatives

The New York State School Boards Association organizes advocacy initiatives to raise awareness about federal issues affecting education. Our members actively participate in rallies, meetings with elected officials, and grassroots campaigns to make their voices heard and bring about positive change. Together, we work towards strengthening education in our state.

Resources and Publications

To assist our members in understanding federal issues, we offer a wide range of resources and publications. Our website features research articles, policy briefs, and analysis on important federal legislation. We also provide updates through our newsletters and educational forums.

Get Involved

Be an active advocate for education! Join the New York State School Boards Association and become part of a community committed to promoting positive change in education. As a member, you will have access to exclusive resources, networking opportunities, and the chance to collaborate with passionate individuals dedicated to improving education for all students.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like more information about our federal advocacy initiatives, please feel free to contact us. We value your feedback and welcome the opportunity to collaborate with individuals and organizations that share our commitment to quality education in New York State.

Thank you for visiting our Federal Issues page. Stay informed, get involved, and be a part of the movement to shape a brighter future for our students and schools.