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English sworn in as NABSE President

At this year's National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) Conference, AFT-Maryland and Baltimore Teachers Union President Marietta English was sworn in as president of that organization. She will serve a three year term as head of the educational lobbying organization. English has been a NABSE member since the 1980s.

In her inauguration speech, English thanked her friends and family that were in attendance as well as the staff members of the BTU and AFT-Maryland. She promised the organization would be more visible and have a prominent role influencing lawmakers on public policy.

NABSE is an educational organization founded in 1970. It is made up of teachers, superintendents, and other education-related personnel. NABSE is dedicated to improving both the educational experiences and accomplishments of African American youth through the development and use of instructional and motivational methods that increase levels of inspiration, attendance, and overall achievement.

This year's national conference was held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., November 18-22, 2015.

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