February 7, 2019
“Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.”
― Robert Frost
LET YOUR LEGISLATORS KNOW WHAT YOU'RE THINKING
TALK FACE-TO-FACE WITH YOUR NYS LEGISLATORS about the issues that matter to you. Attend the Legislative Forum on Thursday, February 28th at 7 pm and ask your representatives to consider the needs of your district before the State budget is finalized. If you're not registered yet, click the link below (there's also a link to get all the details).
LEARN WHAT KEEPS SCHOOL BOARD ATTORNEYS UP AT NIGHT
WE HAVE A CRACKERJACK LEGAL PANEL LINED UP to share negotiations trends and the legal issues currently facing school districts in our region. Become better informed about potential ramifications of wellness and safety regs, gender equity in sports, how to have a productive attorney/BOE relationship, and more. Don't miss WPSBA's 2019 Ed Law Workshop on 3/22 at 8:00 am (have your District Clerk register you... space is limited).
HOT OFF THE PRESS: ED WEEK'S REPORT ON STUDENT EVALUATION OPTIONS
THIS SERIES OF ARTICLES FOCUSES ON alternate approaches to student evaluation that can deepen learning and teach valuable skills for college and the workplace. But are educators getting what they need from essays, group projects, and other untraditional evaluations? Read this report to see if these new assessments actually show teachers what students know and still need to learn.
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