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Anxious for Success: High Anxiety in New York's Schools

Cover New Research Report Explores Test Anxiety

Test anxiety. We’ve all heard the phrase. But what exactly is test anxiety, and how common is it among students? Moreover, which students does test anxiety affect most often, and what factors contribute to test anxiety?

NYSSBA and the New York Association of School Psychologists have teamed up to create an in-depth report on test anxiety.


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Tisch announces plan to step down in March

On Board Online • November 16, 2015


Saying she wants to quell speculation that political considerations will color her work in the coming months, Merryl H. Tisch has given early notice that she will not seek another term as chancellor and will step down from the Board of Regents when her current appointment concludes at the end of March.

“I plan to continue to be an independent – and I know all of you know – outspoken voice,” Tisch, 60, told her fellow board members as they began two days of October meetings.

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