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Delta variant casts shadow over fall semester

On Board Online • July 26, 2021

By Pauline Liu
Special Correspondent

As the highly infectious Delta variant surges across much of the nation, the young and the unvaccinated are bearing the brunt of its onslaught. The COVID-19 strain, first identified in India, has become one of the most dominant strains in New York City, representing 41% of tested cases.


Acclaimed tuba player to deliver keynote address at Convention

On Board Online • July 26, 2021

By Eric D. Randall
Editor-in-Chief

The first African American to receive a doctoral degree in tuba performance will deliver the opening remarks at NYSSBA's 2021 Annual Convention and Education Expo in New York City, Oct. 22-24.


Summer Congressional meetings being planned

On Board Online • July 26, 2021

By Danielle Grasso
Grassroots Advocacy Manager

NYSSBA's Governmental Relations Team is putting together our annual summer Congressional meetings. All NYSSBA member districts are welcome to participate by appointing an advocacy liaison to join via videolink.


Study: Students weak on evaluating credibility of online material

On Board Online • July 26, 2021

By Gayle Simidian, Ed.D.
Research Analyst

Are you inclined to trust the credibility of a website with a URL extension ending in .org? If you answered "yes," you are thinking like a high school student.


Want to improve students' digital literacy? Tell them to remember CRAAP or SIFT

By Eric D. Randall
Editor-in-Chief

In an effort to help students get better at evaluating the credibility of online sources, librarians and researchers at colleges and universities have been trying to come up with easy-to-remember acronyms.


New Yorkers prominent in effort for 'holistic redesign' of schools

On Board Online • July 5, 2021

By Merri Rosenberg
Special Correspondent

The pandemic offered educators a crash course in delivering education remotely and required them to reconsider nearly every aspect of what it meant to meet students' many needs.


Are electric school buses right for your district?

On Board Online • July 5, 2021

By Paul Heiser
Senior Research Analyst

The Bethlehem Central School District in Albany County has plans to convert its entire 132-bus fleet to all electric vehicles. The district took its first step toward that goal on May 18, when voters approved a proposition to purchase up to five electric buses for the 2021-22 school year.


Orange County principals' humorous video combines rivalries with message of unity

On Board Online • July 5, 2021

By Ken Goldfarb
Special Correspondent

Amid all the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, high school principals in Orange County decided to record a joint message to their school communities this spring.


'Sextortion' threatens students, claims lives

On Board Online • June 14, 2021

By Pauline Liu
Special Correspondent

School districts in St. Lawrence County are reeling from the deaths of two high school students after they were separately tricked into providing embarrassing photos to strangers on the internet and faced threats of blackmail.


Voter turnout drops 67%

On Board Online • June 14, 2021

By Paul Heiser
Senior Research Analyst

Voter turnout for 2021-22 school budgets decreased sharply from a year ago, when school budget votes and school board elections were conducted exclusively by absentee ballot per an executive order by the governor.

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