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The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recognized the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) for their development of innovative projects that promote and advance public education by naming them as the recipients of the 2019 Leading Edge Award.Established in 2018, the Leading Edge Award honors state school boards associations for creating a statewide initiative program that provides needed services to support the work of local school boards. This year the award recognizes AASB for its School System Snapshot tool and GSBA for its Georgia Vision Project. The two state associations will receive their award at NSBA’s Summer Leadership Seminar held August 15-18 in Chicago.“The Leading Edge Award recognizes the invaluable services our state associations provide to their local school boards,” NSBA Executive Director and CEO Thomas J. Gentzel said. “The School System Snapshot tool and Georgia Vision Project both advance public education’s mission by engaging partners in addressing critical issues in each state.”Working collaboratively

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