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Statement of NYSSBA Executive Director Robert S. Schneider on Gov. Kathy Hochul's 2022-23 Executive Budget Proposal

FOR RELEASE: January 18, 2022

NYSSBA is pleased to hear the first details of Gov. Hochul’s executive budget plan for 2022-23.

Educational Conference Board recommends universal school meals program in New York

FOR RELEASE: January 12, 2022

The New York State Educational Conference Board, a consortium of seven statewide educational organizations, is calling on lawmakers to launch a statewide universal school meals program.

Hochul concerned about teacher shortages

On Board Online • January 10, 2022

By Chris Carola
Special Correspondent

Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to re-energize New York's coronavirus-staggered public education system by directing billions more in state funds to schools, boosting the ranks of teachers and support staff, and bolstering mental healthcare services for students rattled by pandemic-induced stress.

The foundation aid formula needs an update

On Board Online • January 10, 2022

Robert S. Schneider
NYSSBA Executive Director

There was a time when I left for school in the morning with a little extra swagger in my step, thanks to my first pair of bell bottom jeans.

MOBOCES helps Oneida Indian Nation with children's books in Native language

On Board Online • January 10, 2022

By Sapna Kollali

The Oneida Indian Nation recently released the fourth in a series of children's books created through an ongoing partnership with Madison-Oneida BOCES to support the Nation's initiative to expand member knowledge of the Oneida language.

Statement of New York State School Boards Association Executive Director Robert Schneider on Gov. Hochul's 2022 State of the State Address

FOR RELEASE: January 5, 2022

NYSSBA greatly appreciates the collegial tone set by Gov. Hochul in her first State of the State address, as well as her focus on substantive proposals to overcome the key challenges faced by school districts.

SED to pilot new tests of graduation readiness

On Board Online • December 20, 2021

By Cathy Woodruff
Senior Writer

The State Education Department (SED) is to receive a $500,000 grant from the Carnegie Corporation to study potential alternatives to New York's traditional Regents exams for measuring student readiness to graduate from high school.

Number of COVID-bereaved students climbs

On Board Online • December 20, 2021

By Merri Rosenberg
Special Correspondent

Students who have experienced the death of a parent or primary caregiver to COVID-19 are among the most vulnerable to the pandemic's relentless impact.

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