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Stars of Sitcom 'Living Single' to Speak at CUBE 2024

The stars of the beloved sitcom "Living Single" 鈥 Kim Coles, Kim Fields, and Erika Alexander 鈥 will join us at the CUBE 2024 Annual Conference! Reserve your seat today! Register by July 19 to save $100.

August 2024 Issue of ASBJ Available Now

The cover story for this issue examines the variety of ways that districts are dealing with building renovations and repairs of aging facilities, spurred by the knowledge that quality school buildings produce better academic outcomes, attendance rates, and safety and security. Also in the issue, how the Association of Alaska School Boards works with districts to integrate culture and restorative policies and practices, and Montana schools鈥 use of data-informed triage to help students at risk of dropping out.

Events

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CUBE 2024 Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV October 28 - October 30, 2024
CUBE has convened school board members from across the nation for the past 56 years to network and share the continually evolving strategies they are using to address the unique educational challenges that exist in our nation's urban centers. Content is curated specifically to provide you with the tools and support you need to effect change as an empowered, impactful urban school board member.

Blogs

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Foundation of Knowledge

Providing newcomers to your school board team with helpful information about their service is critical to their success, as are opportunities for learning and reflection over time.

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13 Mistakes Board Members Make

From impatience and poor behavior to speaking about confidential issues and ignoring policy, this collection of missteps is well known to taint successful school board operations.

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You Never Stop Learning

While school boards might seem like an unusual audience for the gangster-rap pioneer, Ice-T regularly lectures at prisons, libraries, and colleges. The author, actor, and music icon discussed his difficult childhood and lessons he wished he鈥檇 learned in school.

Alarm Clock

Helping Students After a School Shooting

As you and your communities struggle to come to terms with school shootings and related school violence the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) has put together a comprehensive list of resources.