New Your State School Boards Association
May 15, 2017
A team of school administrators and teachers from the Peekskill City School District recognized that some students don't thrive in the hustle and bustle of a traditional high school. They created the Summit Academy to help these students be successful.
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May 1, 2017

School districts are scrambling to find needed materials to teach the new science standards adopted by the New York State Education Department. Curriculum developers and teachers at the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES are collaborating on ready-to-use kits that can be implemented at any school district.

 
April 17, 2017

On this week’s Newsmakers, NYSSBA Executive Director Tim Kremer, has a conversation with Heather Briccetti, the President and CEO of the Business Council of New York, to discuss the current business climate in the empire state.

 
April 4, 2017

Students at the Long Island High School for the Arts refine their storytelling skills through a fully-immersive education in digital film making, which includes screenwriting, film theory, directorial procedure, film production and editing.

 
March 20, 2017

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher joins NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy Kremer for a candid conversation about the Teach-NY Report, Governor Cuomo's proposed Free College Tuition Program, the SUNY Smart Track Program and the importance of community colleges. For the full version of the interview, click on “click here to view” at the end of the video.

 
March 6, 2017

See how some high school students in the Hudson Valley are helping residents in a skilled nursing facility.

 
February 27, 2017

The Peru school district is using Superheroes to inspire elementary students to show compassion, citizenship and self-control.

 
February 6, 2017

A writing center provides students the opportunity to express themselves through poetry and collaborative projects, which in turn helps them develop  written communication and critical thinking skills.

 
January 23, 2017

Technology makes it possible for students to attend school and interact with classmates even when a serious medical conditions keeps them at home.

 
January 9, 2017

On January 28, 1986, teacher Christa McAuliffe was on board the space shuttle Challenger. She was headed into space, where she would teach lessons to school children around the world. 73-seconds into the mission, Challenger exploded. Today, 31 years later, Christa and her fellow astronauts are touching the lives of students through the Challenger Learning Center in Schenectady, New York.

 
December 19, 2016

Educators receive a “live lesson” and explore methodologies related to the new science standards adopted by the New York State Education Department on December 12th, 2016.

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