Publications

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Publications

MABE keeps members and the public informed on key education issues through various publications, handbooks, special reports and the website. Email alerts and updates are also sent to our members on issues that need immediate attention.

To subscribe to MABE’s electronic publications, contact Jen Beltz, Director of Communications and Marketing.

Legislative & Policy Updates & Resources

The Education Advocate - Legislative update provided weekly during the legislative session; sent electronically and provided as a member service

The Monitor – Summary of the monthly Maryland State Board of Education meeting; sent electronically and provided as a member service

Maryland School Law Deskbook - A concise and accessible guide written by experienced education law attorneys, and published by LexisNexis in cooperation with the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE). It offers current and authoritative information on legal issues facing schools within the context of state and federal education law. This is the essential desk reference for Maryland's school administrators, school board members, superintendents, education professionals, and attorneys. To purchase the most current Maryland School Law Deskbook, visit the LexisNexis Bookstore.

Maryland School Laws and Regulations Annotated -  A collection of Maryland education-related statutes in one easy-to-use volume which includes important statutes contained in the Education Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, as well as comprehensive coverage of Title 13A of the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). To purchase the most recent Maryland School Laws and Regulations Annotated, visit the LexisNexis Bookstore.

Advocacy Toolkit - Complements board and board member efforts by providing a portable guide to assist in lobbying local, state, and federal officials on behalf of Maryland’s outstanding public schools and students.

Educational Equity

The "Leading for Educational Equity Through School Board Governance" workbook and Facilitator's Guide - MABE’s “Leading for Educational Equity Through School Board Governance” workbook and Facilitator's Guide are now available. Please click above for details.

Member Services & Resources

The MABE Scoop Newsletter - Quarterly digital publication featuring education- and school board-related headlines; legislative, legal and policy updates; cost-saving MABE offerings; MABE member interviews and more.

MABE Member Benefits & Solutions - An overview of MABE's mission, publications, and many services offered throughout the year.

MABE School Board Member Goals One-pager: Distinctive Impact, Superior Performance, and Lasting Endurance.

The Key Work of School Boards - A framework of eight interrelated action areas designed to focus and guide school boards in their work. To purchase The Key Work of School Boards, visit the NSBA Bookstore.

Stand Up for Maryland Public Schools - MABE has joined NSBA’s Stand Up 4 Public Schools campaign to support public education, and we hope you will too!

Partnership Services - Overview of services and products available through the companies with whom MABE partners

What Counts - Details MABE’s community engagement program available to member districts