Fourteen communities were presented the coveted All-America City Grade-Level Reading Award at a recent conference in Denver for developing ambitious plans to help more children read proficiently by the end of third grade.
As detailed in a recent study published by NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education and Families (YEF Institute), cities across the country are making a fundamental shift in their approach to afterschool programming.
The House and Senate adopted the conference agreement on MAP-21, the federal surface transportation reauthorization bil
Response to the Supreme Court ruling to affirm the supremacy of federal immigration law.
The National League of Cities president, Ted Ellis, mayor of Bluffton IN, releases statement responding to the Senate and the House passing a two year transportation bill after nine short-term extensions:
Statement from Ted Ellis, mayor of Bluffton, IN and president of the National League of Cities responding to Supreme Court's decision on the Affordable Care Act.
Statement is from Donald J. Borut, executive director of the National League of Cities responding to Supreme Court's decision on Arizona SB 1070.
Clarksburg, W. Va. Reaches Savings Milestone in NLC Prescription Discount Card Program
NLC Welcomes Bloomberg Challenge to Mayors
Local Leadership Key to Supporting Veterans, Military Families