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.
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.
In this NYSSBA News “Newsmaker" segment, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says that school districts should not be alarmed, but cautions that the economy is slowing and schools could face a tighter budget picture next year.
NYSUT President Karen E. Magee joins NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy Kremer for a candid conversation about education reforms, restorative justice and the TeachNY Report. Also, hear why NYSUT is recruiting teachers to serve on school boards. For the full version of the interview, click on “click here to view” at the end of the video.
The NYSSBA News cameras travel to one of the most historic locations in the United States, Fort Ticonderoga. For 2 days at the Fort, students from the Stissing Mountain High School from the Pine Plains Central School District experience the Fort up close. From uniforms and food, to tactics and tools, students experience life during the 18th century.