New Your State School Boards Association
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.
Previous Episodes
 
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.

 
December 5, 2016

Students perform better academically, attend school more often and  are less disruptive in class when they aren’t hungry. A backpack program reduces hunger for its neediest students.

 
November 23, 2016

Outdoor Environmental Center

 
November 22, 2016

The Research Lab at Freeport is processing nano particles.

 
November 21, 2016

The Inquiry Based Learning Lab at the Byron-Bergen School District supports project based learning.

 
November 14, 2016

A floating classroom provides students an up-close look at the importance of conservation efforts.

 
November 7, 2016

Avon Central School District flipped the switch on the largest solar project in NYS.

 
October 24, 2016

How many hours of training do you think are needed to become a cosmetologist in New York State? Would you believe 1,000? This is why a group of high school students trade summer break for styling hair, giving manicures and providing skin care through a program at Capital Region BOCES.

 
October 11, 2016

From lawn tractors to field tractors, students at West Valley High School anxiously await the event held every spring.

 
September 26, 2016

If you didn’t tune into NYSSBA News this summer, you can catch up in one viewing. Learn how Ford Auto Dealers are powering students’ careers, see how students engineered a solar car and finished 3rd in a national competition and hear elementary students perform a song they wrote in honor of Harriet Tubman.

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