New York State School Boards Association

ZIP codes matter too much

On Board Online • February 24, 2020

Fred Langstaff
NYSSBA President

How do you feel when you get a birthday card in the mail? Or an annual holiday letter? Or a personal note from a faraway relative?

In an era dominated by email, texts and other electronic forms of communication, my wife Debby and I cheer when we discover the occasional old-fashioned letter in our home mailbox. We can spot one of these rare treasures quickly: handwritten address, colorful stamp in the upper right corner and, of course, a ZIP code.

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School Boards Association highlights "The School Board Member Experience" website

FOR RELEASE: February 28, 2020

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The New York State School Boards Association has updated its popular School Board Member Experience website for 2020 with an expanded collection of resources for New Yorkers seeking to learn more about school board service.

The user-friendly site offers a virtual journey from the decision to run for school board through the first year of service.

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