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.
In this "NYSSBA Newsmaker" segment Mark Schaming brings history to life as director of the oldest and largest state museum in the country, the New York State Museum. The museum offers an unforgettable learning experience for teachers, students, scientists, researchers and the general public.
Nearly 16 years ago, only 70 percent of students graduated from Kingston High School. Last year, the graduation rate was 83 percent. It’s part of the reason that Kingston High School and six other schools in the district are no longer on a state list of schools in need of improvement.