Welcome to GNSA

The mission of the Greater Nebraska Schools Association is to ensure educational excellence through equitable funding for all Nebraska Public Schools students.  Member school district board members and administrators collectively advocate for a statewide school finance system that efficiently and equitably allocates state revenues to meet the diverse needs of Nebraska’s students and, in particular, … Continue reading Welcome to GNSA

2022 – LB 987 Testimony

COMMENTS TO THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE LB 987 (Briese) Adopt the School District Property Tax Limitation Act Jason Buckingham, Asst. Superintendent Ralston Public Schools Representing GNSA January 20, 2022 Good afternoon, Chairperson Linehan and Members of the Revenue Committee.  My name is Jason Buckingham (J-a-s-o-n B-u-c-k-i-n-g-h-a-m) and I am an Assistant Superintendent for the Ralston Public … Continue reading 2022 – LB 987 Testimony

2022 – LB 986 Testimony

COMMENTS TO THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE LB 986 (Briese) Adopt the School District Property Tax Limitation Act Jason Buckingham, Asst. Superintendent Ralston Public Schools Representing GNSA January 20, 2022 Good afternoon, Chairperson Linehan and Members of the Revenue Committee.  My name is Jason Buckingham (J-a-s-o-n B-u-c-k-i-n-g-h-a-m) and I am an Assistant Superintendent for the  Ralston Public … Continue reading 2022 – LB 986 Testimony

2022 – GNSA letterhead LB 891

DATE:            1/26/22 TO:                 Revenue Committee, Senator Linehan, Chairperson RE:                 LB 891 Chairwoman Linehan and members of the Revenue Committee, My Name is Kyle Fairbairn, and I represent the Greater Nebraska Schools Association (GNSA) which is an organization that represents 25 of the largest school districts in the state of Nebraska. These 25 districts … Continue reading 2022 – GNSA letterhead LB 891

2022 – GNSA letterhead LB 890

DATE:            1/25/22 TO:                 Education Committee, Senator Lynn Walz, Chairperson RE:                 LB 890 Chairwoman Walz and members of the Education Committee, My Name is Kyle Fairbairn, and I represent the Greater Nebraska Schools Association (GNSA) which is an organization that represents 25 of the largest school districts in the state of Nebraska. These 25 … Continue reading 2022 – GNSA letterhead LB 890

2021 – NRCSA Opposed to LB623

NRCSA Opposed to LB623Download Chairperson Walz and members of the Education Committee:My name is Jack Moles. I am the Executive Director for the Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association, also referred to as NRCSA. NRCSA is an organization of 213-member public school districts, Educational Service Units, and a few colleges, representing the interests of almost 83,000 … Continue reading 2021 – NRCSA Opposed to LB623