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Only 50 percent of school board members who responded to a recent NYSSBA poll said their districts are sufficiently preparing students to understand the role citizens play in a democracy. Accordingly, more than two-thirds would like to see civic readiness become a graduation requirement in New York.Read the entire news release>>
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On Board Online • November 5, 2018
By Cathy Woodruff
"These are tough times in America," journalist John Quiñones told a packed house during his keynote speech for NYSSBA's 99th Annual Convention & Education Expo. "I've never seen the country as divided as it is today, and I grew up during the Civil Rights Era."
He noted that as he spoke, the nation was appalled by pipe bombs that had been mailed to public figures who had been critical of President Donald Trump's policies and who had been targets of his tweets and rally speeches.Read the entire article>>
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