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Terms of Use

By using NSBA websites, you agree to be bound by the following terms of use.

Privacy Policy

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All materials on this website are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Except as otherwise provided, you may print out and photocopy documents for individual or noncommercial educational use (50 copy limit). All copies you make of our materials to distribute must carry the following notice: “Reproduced with permission. Copyright © [year], National School Boards Association. All rights reserved.” This permission does NOT apply to documents that carry a notice indicating that the author has retained copyrights interests. (E.g., © 2002, John A. Smith). You may not otherwise modify, reproduce, transmit, republish, display or distribute (a) content of this website in whole, in part or in derivative form (other than as set forth herein) or (b) the design or layout of this website or individual sections of the design or layout of the website without express written permission from NSBA or other copyright owner of the material. By granting this limited license, NSBA does not waive any of the rights or remedies otherwise available at law or in equity.

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NSBA respects the copyright interests of others. If you believe any materials posted, stored or linked to on this website violate your own or someone else’s copyright interests, please contact immediately.


You are strictly prohibited from using any of NSBA’s trademarks, service marks, logos or graphics without express written permission from NSBA.

Links to NSBA Websites

NSBA permits links to its home page and other content on NSBA websites under the following conditions. The link should (a) clearly identify NSBA as the source of all materials to which you link; (b) avoid suggesting in any way that NSBA promotes or endorses any other individual’s or entity’s causes, ideas, websites, products or services, and (c) not use NSBA content for any commercial purposes. Although NSBA does not require you to request permission to link if you follow these conditions, we want to know when you do. Please send an email to telling us who you are, the URL(s) where you have included a link to our materials and how we may contact you. We reserve the right to require removal of any link to our site. NSBA does not permit framing of any content from its website. By granting this limited license to link, NSBA does not waive any of the rights or remedies otherwise available to it at law or in equity.

External Links

This website contains links to external websites that will cause you to leave NSBA’s website. The linked sites are not under the control of NSBA. They may contain content that does not necessarily reflect the opinion of NSBA and by linking to them, NSBA does not imply endorsement of any kind. NSBA assumes no responsibility for, or any obligation to monitor, the content, privacy practices, operators, availability, accuracy, quality, advertising, products, services or other materials of such linked sites. You access the linked sites at your own risk and without any liability on the part of NSBA.


You understand that the Internet is public and that e-mail communications between you and NSBA via this website are subject to the risk of being viewed by other parties. Accordingly, you agree not to transmit confidential or proprietary information relating to your business to NSBA via e-mail.

No Warranties

All content on this website is provided to you on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranty of any kind either express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. NSBA makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of any content available through this website.

NSBA makes no representations or warranties that use of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. You are responsible for taking all precautions necessary to ensure that any content you may obtain from the website is free of viruses.

NSBA makes a diligent effort to provide accurate Internet and e-mail addresses on this site but cannot guarantee that they will be current or functional when you use them. If you find a broken link or incorrect e-mail address on this site, please use the Contact Us form to notify us.

Limitation of Liability

NSBA specifically disclaims any liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the website. This disclaimer applies even where NSBA has been advised of the possibility of such damages, including but not limited to reliance by any party on any content obtained through use of this website, or that arises in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of information to or from the user, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the website or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of God, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the website or related information.


NSBA reserves the right to modify this website and the rules and regulations governing its use at any time. Modifications will be posted on the website, and users are deemed to be apprised of and bound by any changes to these website rules. NSBA may make changes in the products and/or services described in this website at any time.

Violation of Rules and Regulations

NSBA reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these rules, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the website.

Governing Law and General Provisions

This website is operated by NSBA from its offices within the United States of America. NSBA makes no representation that the information in the website is appropriate or available for all for use in other locations, and access to the website from territories where the contents of the website may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. Any claims relating to the use of this website will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, U.S.A., without regard to its conflict of laws rules.

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