Surveys, Studies & Reports
NSBA designs and implements various surveys, studies, and publications on behalf of its departments and its federation members, the state school boards associations. Topics include state association activities and operations, factors influencing student achievement, evaluations of NSBA conferences, and the nature and challenges of school board governance.
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Mandated Training for Local School Board Members
Results of a survey of the state school boards association giving information about mandated training, providers, training requirements, funding, and enforcement provisions in the various states.
Selection of Local School Boards
This survey of the state school boards associations updated in June 2009 gives information on how local school board members are selected, how election dates are determined, and when the elections are held in each state.
Students Serving on Local School Boards
NSBA surveyed the state school boards associations in February 2009 about the status of student school board members in their states.
Survey on School Board Member Term Limits
A survey of the state school boards associations on term limits for local board members--October 2006
School Boards at the Dawn of the 21st Century
School Boards at the Dawn of the 21st Century is a national survey of school board members in the U.S.