Category: Education Policy

After Shootings in Their Schools, Principals Meet With Federal Leaders for Reforms

NASSP’s Principal Recovery Network (PRN), a national network of school leaders who have experienced gun violence in their schools and led in the aftermath, met with members of Congress and the Biden Administration earlier this week to ask for policies to prevent and heal from shootings. Attendees included the current and former principals of Marjory […]

NASSP and Over 100 Organizations Demand Funding for the Educator Pipeline 

NASSP and over 100 partner organizations sent a letter to members of Congress today demanding they increase Title II funding by 10%. The largest amount of federal funding dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and improving the practice of educators, Title II is one of the only federal programs that also helps ensure school leaders are well-prepared […]

School Leadership Amid the U.S. Immigration Debate

I will not disclose today if I’m leaning left or right because the issue at hand is not about politics. At the core of the debate over immigration in this country is humanity, an issue that should unite us all.

Principals Advocate on Capitol Hill

On the final day of the National School Leaders Advocacy Conference last week, the nearly 400 NASSP and NAESP school leaders who attended the gathering in Washington, D.C, headed to Capitol Hill for a full day of meetings with their elected representatives. That included 10 school leaders from Alabama, who met with lawmakers and staff […]

Getting the Right Grant Begins With Early Groundwork

The Alaska Council of School Administrators (ACSA) recently secured a Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Alaskan educators, that means improved professional development, higher compensation, and a better chance of staying in the classroom. We talked with ACSA Grant Director Sam Jordan to discuss this achievement and […]

Urgent Call to Support Education: NASSP’s Letter to Congress 

Today, NASSP and 45 state school leader associations sent a letter to Congress opposing the House of Representatives’ FY 2024 appropriations proposal that would cut education funding by 28%. Read the letter below and join your association in sending a pre-written message to your representatives urging them to fully fund vital K–12 programs. 

NASSP Talks Advocacy in Twitter Chat

Last week, the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA) hosted a Twitter Chat delving into how K–12 principals can advocate for policy changes to improve their schools. See below for highlights from NASSP Director of External Affairs Jen Silva, and use the hashtag #MEMSPAChat to read the chat in full and check out […]