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2017 GTA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 GTA Scholarship Winners! Left to Right: Abigail Heckman from Odyssey Academy; McKenzie Lynn from Arcadia High School; Noah Walton frrom Olympia High School;  GTA President Jason Cooney. Not pictured, Machealla Martin, Athena High School.

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No NY Con Con

In November, voters will be asked to decide if New York will hold a convention to rewrite our constitution. This “Politicians Convention” would be a multi-million dollar boondoggle funded by our tax dollars…and would give New York political insiders and … Continue reading

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Betsy DeVos said, ‘There isn’t really any Common Core any more.’ Um, yes, there is.

Read the full story from the Washington Post.

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GEF Eagles for Education Golf Tournament Information

Please consider rallying the troops to create a team or two for the Eagles for Education GEF golf tournament.  The GEF has raised over $450,000 since its beginning and all of that money has returned to students and teachers in … Continue reading

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The Opt-Out Movement

The ‘Opt Out’ Movement, as supporters are calling it, said taking these standardized tests are just a big waste of time. The purpose of these tests are so schools can properly evaluate how their teachers and students are performing, but … Continue reading

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The February Professional Times Newsletter Is Here!

Check it out here.

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February 2017 GTA Today #hotoffthepress

Don’t have any plans this weekend?  Well, you do now- the latest GTA today is here! gta-today-2-17-00000002

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DAY OF ACTION: Western New York activists call for resistance to any anti-public education policy

GTA President Jason Cooney   Nearly 100 people representing at least a dozen NYSUT local unions, parents, students, labor leaders, religious leaders, civic leaders and community members huddled together in the cold evening air outside Rochester’s School Without Walls Thursday. … Continue reading

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Stuff-A-Bus 2017

Information on the GTA Social Justice Committee’s 2017 Stuff-a-Bus Food Drive can be found here.  Competition for the Food Bowl is going to be tough this year! But please, no wagering.

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Ready for Retirement?

Here you’ll find information concerning retirement seminars and the contractual eligibility for the retirement incentive. If you are considering retirement this year, or in the near future, please read the information.    

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