PSBA Bulletin September/October 2021 September/October 2021 - Page 5

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PSBA President Dr . Art Levinowitz encourages boards to focus on building a positive school culture this year and PSBA CEO Nathan Mains reminds school leaders of the essential nature of their work .
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A collection of newsworthy items , brief updates , announcements and even a quick quiz to test your knowledge of the Keystone state .
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A snapshot of recent resources and highlights , in case you missed it .
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Who has the time ? Now you do . This feature highlights some of the major events impacting public education during the last few months .
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Rep . Mark Longietti , D – Mercer ( part ), talks about his priorities as minority chair of the House Education Committee , charter reform legislation and unfunded mandates .
33 member profile
Meet Laura Johnson , school director at Pottstown School District .
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Lynn Foltz , board president for Wilmington Area School District , discusses how her district has addressed cybersecurity challenges and priorities .
36 making money count
Experts provide cybersecurity tips for your school entity .
39 by the numbers
Get a statewide snapshot of board operations , community engagement and student representation on boards .
45 bright ideas
Colonial School District learns about the important of choice in student engagement during a Genius Hour project .
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PEPPM discusses emerging innovations in cybersecurity .
49 it ’ s the law
How does Mahanoy vs . B . L . affect the ability of schools to regulate student speech made off campus ?
54 Q & A
Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions related to school governance .
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