New York State School Boards Association

On Board Online March 1 2021


After a year of distance learning, districts work to engage students

On Board Online • March 1, 2021

By Merri Rosenberg
Special Correspondent

It's been nearly a year since Gov. Andrew Cuomo closed schools due to the coronavirus pandemic. What percentage of students are showing up for online classes?


In interview, Rosa says pandemic highlights need for school reform

On Board Online • March 1, 2021

By Cathy Woodruff
Senior Writer

The experience of operating school systems during the last year will inform state-level decisions about educational issues that were considered urgent even before the pandemic, according Betty Rosa, the state's newly appointed commissioner of education.


Benefits of virtual instruction bolstered when teachers can be seen, not just heard

On Board Online • March 1, 2021

By Paul Heiser
Senior Research Analyst

For Allison Forth-Farrar, a second-grade teacher in the Hamilton Central School District, hybrid education has become a way of life this school year. For two days per week, she instructs students in person.

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