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NYSSBA report finds bus driver shortages plague New York State schools

FOR RELEASE: February 7, 2019

CONTACT: David Albert
(518) 783-3716 or (518) 320-2221 cell

@nyschoolboards

More than eight in 10 school transportation directors in New York consider driver shortage either their "number one" problem/concern (60 percent) or a "major" problem/concern (23 percent), according to a report by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA), New York Association for Pupil Transportation (NYAPT) and National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT).

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Zero grade for cheating upheld by commissioner

On Board Online • February 4, 2019

By Kimberly A. Fanniff
Senior Staff Counsel

In a pair of recent decisions, the commissioner of education upheld the actions a school district took in response to an incident of cheating. In Appeal of L.M. (Dec. No. 17,561) and Appeal of S.B. (Dec. No. 17, 563), the commissioner held that awarding a grade of zero is permissible when, after an investigation and opportunity to be heard, a student is found to have compromised even one portion of an exam.

Decisions regarding student grading are the responsibility of each classroom teacher, according to the commissioner.

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