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New York education leaders head to New York City to address key education issues

FOR RELEASE: October 18, 2018


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Some 2,500 school board members, superintendents and educators from throughout New York State are expected to arrive in New York City next week for the New York State School Boards Association’s 99th Annual Convention and Education Expo.

NYSSBA’s three-day conference will take place Oct. 25-27 at the Sheraton New York Times Square and the New York Hilton Midtown. The event will feature more than 100 educational sessions, workshops and speakers, including State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia.

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More students take state tests, and fewer refuse to do so

On Board Online • October 15, 2018

By Cathy Woodruff and Paul Heiser
Staff Writers

State test refusals among New York students in grades 3-8 declined slightly this year.

Math and English language arts (ELA) test refusals declined, overall, to 18 percent during the spring 2018 testing period, down from 19 percent last year and 21 percent the year before, state education officials said.

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