The law includes the creation of an Autism Spectrum Disorders Advisory Board, which would create an autism action plan.
Inside the expansive Port Jefferson Village Center, students and teachers discussed how to recognize and diffuse bullying in schools and on social media. Participants also talked about how to recognize and understand teens in crisis and those contemplating suicide and how taking a proactive approach can save lives.
The 2017-18 school year could bring some fiscal relief for school districts, as new economic data suggests the state cap on property taxes will rise above one percent.
Throughout most of U.S. history, American high school students were routinely taught vocational and job-ready skills along with the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic. Indeed readers of a certain age are likely to have fond memories of huddling over wooden workbenches learning a craft such as woodwork or maybe metal work, or any one of the hands-on projects that characterized the once-ubiquitous shop class.