Reports

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Of Sound Mind: Do schools have enough mental health support staff to meet student need?

CoverThis report, a collaborative effort between the New York State School Boards Association and the New York Association of School Psychologists, examines whether there are enough qualified school psychologists in New York State to meet student need. It also explores regional disparities and offers recommendations for school leaders and state policymakers to address these challenges.



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Reconciling Helicopter Parenting

CoverNYSSBA’s new Q&A helps school board members, administrators and teachers understand how to reconcile helicopter parenting with school-family engagement. 

 




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School Safety Reference Guide: A quick guide to responsibilites under State law.

Cover NYSSBA’s new reference guide highlights the school safety plan requirements and roles and responsibilities required by New York State law – presented in a Q&A format.

We hope you find this guide to be a valuable quick reference.

 




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When Politics Enters the Classroom: Teaching Climate Change in Schools

Cover Climate change is one hot topic. Learn why that is -- and what educators can do to teach it effectively -- in NYSSBA’s latest research report, When Politics Enters the Classroom: Teaching Climate Change in Schools.

The report provides a political and economic context to an often divisive subject and offers school leaders and educators pedagogical and professional development best practices.

 




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Teacher shortage? What teacher shortage?

Cover Recent national reports indicate that the U.S. faces teacher shortages of hundreds of thousands a year over the next decade.

But is New York State experiencing a widespread teacher shortage, or is the shortage restricted to certain geographic areas and hard-to-staff subjects?

NYSSBA analyzed three separate data sources to determine the extent of the teacher shortage in New York.

 




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Rethinking School Discipline

Cover School discipline reform often focuses on the use of restorative justice, a disciplinary approach that emphasizes student accountability for behavior and relationship-building.

NYSSBA’s latest report, Rethinking School Discipline, taps into the attraction of restorative justice, explains how it is implemented in schools, assesses its outcomes, and offers school board members, administrators and educators best practices for school district implementation.

 


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Community Schools: The Great Equalizer?

Cover Community schools can help students overcome the adverse effects of poverty and other obstacles to success.

NYSSBA’s latest research report offers an in-depth view of community schools, including a glimpse at life inside two community schools.

Learn how community schools work, available funding sources, and the importance of community partnerships.

 

 



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APPR: Education game changer or annual obligation? _copy

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NYSSBA's new research report offers an inside look at the state of APPR, offered by those on the front lines of negotiations, as well as key takeaways for districts negotiating APPR plans.



 



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Replacing the Common Core: New name, same standards?

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New learning standards being developed in New York State are likely to be similar to the Common Core standards they will replace, according to NYSSBA's latest research report.



 



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Report: Receivership and state takeovers not a panacea for school success

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A new NYSSBA research report examines state takeover efforts in Massachusetts and Tennessee, which demonstrate that a successful school turnaround requires sustained effort and community buy-in.






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