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Friday, October 16, 2020
Chafee Joins NYSIR as Assistant Executive Director »
Beginning Oct. 26, Charles “Chuck” Chafee, a longtime school administrator and former chair of the Rural School Associatio...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Surge in Online Learning Opens Schools to Cyber Trouble »
With educators in the age of COVID increasingly relying on virtual learning, cyber-criminals are turning more and more dig...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Scores Attend NYSIR’s Third Statewide Educators Symposium »
Nearly 150 teachers and administrators from schools across New York came together virtually recently to attend a two-day N...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
NYSIR News Bulletin on School Reopening »
Check out a special NYSIR News Bulletin article on the path to school reopening, distributed recently to all NYSIR subsc...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Four Districts Join the NYSIR Family »
As the 2020-21 school year begins, four more school districts from across New York have joined the reciprocal to avail the...

Alerts and Updates
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Cyber Tips »
J. Brett Carruthers, CSP, RSSP Director of Risk Management The current situation is posing significant challenges...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Global Coronavirus Pandemic »
RE: New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal       2020 NYSIR Policy Year Renewal       Glo...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
COVID-19 Memo »
Dear NYSIR member, With the fast-moving coronavirus (COVID-19) impacting school districts across New York, we want to a...
Friday, March 6, 2020
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) NYSIR Special School Policy »
We have received several inquiries about the applicability of the NYSIR insurance coverage as it relates to the Coronaviru...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Guidance on Coronavirus »
COVID-19 Information and Guidance J. Brett Carruthers, CSP, RSSP Director of Risk Management As the...

Risk Management Alert
Monday, March 16, 2020
NYSIR Risk Alert COVID-19 and School Closure Reminders »
As schools across the state close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, here are a few reminders to prevent property losses....
Thursday, May 9, 2019
NYS Sexual Harassment Legislation – President’s Initiative Project »
In April 2018, Governor Cuomo signed into law New York State’s Sexual Harassment Legislation, which had a number of requir...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Winter Storm Harper »
Winter Storm Harper is garnering significant headlines more than 48 hours before it’s expected to strike parts of New York...
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Basketball Backboard Failure »
A NYSIR district recently experienced a close call when a physical education teacher was using a basketball backboard and...

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