Bạn yêu cuộc sốngNASSP and its board take various positions on education issues that concern principals and students. A position statement reflects NASSP’s values in relation to a particular education issue and translates those values into specific recommendations for school leaders and policymakers at various levels.

View our position statements and policies to learn more about how NASSP is working to promote school improvement.

NASSP Position Statements

65% Solution
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngNovember 4, 2006; revised 2018

A-F School Rating Systems
May 2016

Achievement Gap
November 2, 2007

Adolescent Numeracy
November 4, 2006; revised March 2017

Charter Schools
May 6, 2000; revised May 4, 2012; revised November 2017

Class Rank, GPA, and Grading
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMarch 11, 2010; revised July 2019

Common Core State Standards and Assessments in K-12 Education
May 2, 2008; revised July 2013; revised 2018

Competency-Based Education
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngFebruary 24, 2016

Comprehensive Literacy Education
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngNovember 2013

Corporal Punishment
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMay 7, 2004; revised February 26, 2009; revised 2018

Culturally Responsive Schools
July 2019

Digital Equity
Open for comment

Drug, Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders
March 2019

Educator Diversity
March 2019

Ethics for School Leaders
November 1973; revised November 2013; revised 2018

Federal Funding for Formula and Competitive Grants
May 3, 2013

Funding and Support for Secondary Education
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngJune 11, 2002; revised May 9, 2009; revised 2018

General Educational Development (GED)
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngJuly 9, 2010

High Stakes Assessments
March 8, 2001; revised February 18, 2015

Highly Effective Principals
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngNovember 2007; revised November 2013

Internet and Wireless Safety
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngNovember 2, 2007; revised November 4, 2010; revised 2018

Leadership Development for School Leaders
May 6, 2000; revised May 9, 2009; revised 2018

Marketing of Tobacco and Nicotine to Children and Youth
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMay 5, 2001; revised February 26, 2009; revised March 2018

Meaningful International Comparisons
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngFebruary 26, 2009; revised July 11, 2014

Mental Health in Middle Level and High Schools
November 8, 2008; Revised November 11, 2014, February 24, 2016, November 2018

Online Learning
May 2016

Opt-Out Policies for Student Participation in Standardized Assessments
February 24, 2016

Poverty and Its Impact on Students’ Education
March 31, 2020

Preparing All Students for Postsecondary Success
February 26, 2009; revised March 2018

Principal Shortage
July 11, 2002; revised March 2017

Principal Training
Open for comment

Private Instructional Services
May 5, 2001; revised July 9, 2009; revised 2018

Private School Vouchers
July 6, 2000; revised November 7, 2017

Professional Compensation for Principals
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMay 2, 2008; revised July 11, 2014

Promoting Rigorous Courses for Each Student
March 11, 2010; revised July 2019

Racial Justice and Educational Equity
Open for comment

Raising the Compulsory School Attendance Age
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMay 7, 2010; revised 2018

Safe Schools
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngFebruary 3, 2000; revised April 2014

School Discipline
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMay 7, 2015

School Ratings
July 12, 2001; revised May 9, 2009; revised 2018

School Resource Officers (SROs) and Law Enforcement in Schools
March 31, 2020

School Facilities
March 27, 2017

Student Activities
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngNovember 9, 2002; revised May 9, 2009; revised 2018

Student Data Privacy
February 18, 2015

Student Profiling
July 12, 2001; revised 2018

Teacher Leadership
November 7, 2017

Teacher Quality
July, 2018

Teacher Shortage
July 7, 2017

Teacher Supervision and Evaluation
February 24, 2011; revised 2019

Transgender Students
July 2016

Trauma-Informed Schools
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngMarch 31, 2020

Undocumented Students
May 6, 2011; revised 2019

Value-Added Measures in Teacher Evaluation
Bạn yêu cuộc sốngFebruary 18, 2015; revised July 2019