Advocacy Update 2016 Election Wrap Up

November 9, 2016

Last night the country elected a new president. Closer to home it appears likely that the Republicans will retain control of the State Senate for 2017, though final results are still pending recounts.  For a full analysis of the election results and what they mean for education policy, join the NYSSBA Governmental Relations team for a 2017 preview webinar on December 7th at 12:00 p.m.  Registration information can be found below.


Comment Period On Supplement Not Supplant Closes

Earlier this week, the comment period on the most recent round of ESSA regulations, including proposed regulations on supplement not supplant closed.  Many organizations, including NYSSBA, submitted comments on these controversial proposed regulations. NYSSBA’s comments and other ESSA information can be viewed below.


NAI Registration Is Open

The National School Boards Association's National Advocacy Institute (NAI) will be held on January 29-31, 2017 in Washington, D.C. This federal conference and lobby day is open to all board members and community partners.

Registration information can be accessed below:


Save The Date - NYSSBA Capital Conference

Registration will be opening shortly for the 2017 Capital Conference. This year, the event will be held on February 12th and 13th. Be sure to save the date now!

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