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Illinois Association Of School Boards Ends Membership With NSBA

The Illinois Association of School Boards voted during a Thursday meeting to end its membership with the National School Boards Association, effective immediately.

“The decision follows previous attempts by IASB to initiate changes to the governance structure, transparency, and financial oversight of the national association,” the Illinois group said in a press release, adding that although states depend on a healthy national association, the “IASB no longer believes that NSBA can fill this important role.”

The Illinois association cited the infamous “domestic terrorism” letter that the NSBA sent to President Joe Biden “without knowledge or support of its state association members.”

The NSBA’s president and interim CEO sent the letter to the Biden administration on Sept. 29. In it, they asked the administration to use domestic terrorism laws as a way to deploy federal law enforcement against parents who are concerned about critical race theory in schools, other curricula, and ongoing COVID-19 protocols.

Read more at The Federalist

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