FSBA seeks to ensure that the voice of Florida’s school board members is heard on the federal level in every public policy forum in which education decisions are made or influenced. Our activities are guided and supported by a variety of publications, events, and advocacy tools.

NSBA Federal Update: Week of January 18, 2021

Federal Advocacy & Public Policy Team January 22, 2021 NSBA Weekly Update Congressional Update President Joe Biden Sworn in as 46th President of the United States On Wednesday, January 20, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden was formally sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. The inauguration…

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COVID Relief Package (One-page Summary)

Please see the summary below covering the COVID Relief Package. The American Rescue Plan to Fund Vaccinations, Provide Immediate, Direct Relief to Working Families Bearing the Brunt of the COVID-19 Crisis, and Support Struggling Communities The COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding economic crisis are devastating families across the country. While…

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NSBA Federal Update U.S. Department of Health and Human Services guidance re: Executive Order on vouchers

Good afternoon,   The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has posted the following letter regarding the Administration’s Executive Order on “Expanding Educational Opportunity Through School Choice” — CSBG DCL-2021-07 Use of Funds Expanding Educational Opportunities | The Administration for Children and Families (hhs.gov). A copy of the Executive…

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FSBA Session Spotlight — November 15, 2019

The Legislature held a 5th week of Interim Committee Meetings this week.  Several bills and topics of interest were considered, including funding, health and safety, public records, and ethics.  The outcome of the legislative meetings of interest is provided in the first file below.  In addition, updates on several federal…

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