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We must learn from tragedies

On Board Online • September 18, 2017

Betty Rosa
Regents Chancellor

I write this column on Sunday, Sept. 10, while images of Hurricane Irma's destructive path whirl on my television screen. As I write, the storm just made landfall on Florida's west coast. The expected storm surge has yet to hit, and I pray for everyone in harm's way. This newest destruction comes as the good people of Texas and Louisiana are just beginning to put their lives back together following Harvey's devastation last week.

Appropriately, the nation's attention is focused on helping the victims of Harvey and Irma in whatever ways we can.

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Cover Climate change is one hot topic. Learn why that is -- and what educators can do to teach it effectively -- in NYSSBA’s latest research report, When Politics Enters the Classroom: Teaching Climate Change in Schools.

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