Updated: Nov 5, 2021
On September 29th, 2021, the NSBA issued a letter to the Biden Administration stating that:
NSBA believes immediate assistance is required to protect our students, school board members, and educators who are susceptible to acts of violence affecting interstate commerce because of threats to their districts, families, and personal safety.
On October 4, 2021 US. Attorney General Merrick Garland issued this memorandum:
"To this end, I am directing the Federal Bureau of Investigation, working with each United States Attorney, to convene meetings with federal, state, local, Tribal, and territorial leaders in each federal judicial district within 30 days ofthe issuance ofthis memorandum. These meetings will facilitate the discussion of strategies for addressing threats against school administrators, board members, teachers, and staff, and will open dedicated lines of communication for threat reporting, assessment, and response."
As of today 21 State School Board Associations have revoked their membership to the NSBA. NOT Including the South Carolina School Board Association (SCSBA).
A letter from Lin Bennett to Scott Price, Executive Director at the SCSBA.
On October 22nd the NSBA did Submit an Apology Letter that needs to be acknowledged. South Carolina still has not revoked their Membership.