Category Archives: NYSUT

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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10 things you need to know about NY’s new registration and continuing education regs

This is a very important read from NYSUT.  Make sure you’re following the law when it comes to your certification!

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NYSUT membership: What it means to you

Read about it here.

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Karen Magee: Act NOW to stand against Gov. Cuomo’s disastrous education tax credit proposal

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Top Reasons to Contribute to Vote-COPE

  Check out the PowerPoint here: VOTE COPE TEN REASONS TO CONTRIBUE

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July 10-17 are NYSUT Days at Darien Lake

Information here: NYSUT Days Darien Lake 2015

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New Video from NYSUT Action Center

(This video resides on Facebook, so it may be blocked if you are behind a filter)

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Governor Cuomo Says State Tests Are “Meaningless,” So Why Should Students Do Their Best?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Governor Andrew Cuomo doesn’t understand why students should opt out of state testing, because the tests won’t count against students. Instead, they will be used to rank and evaluate teachers. So, he wonders,…

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An Open Letter to Governor Cuomo: Re-think the Regs of APPR

Originally posted on Granted, and…:
Dear Governor Cuomo: I have my whole professional educational life been a supporter of teacher accountability. And, as you may know, I sided publicly with the findings in your recent report on the sham of…

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“Opt Out” information from NYSUT

Please see the linked resources from NYSUT regarding facts on opting out of state tests, in particular the first link to the Fact Sheet. NYSUT Parent and Teacher Fact Sheet on Opt Out Opt-out movement growing NYSUT blasts ‘irresponsible’ Regents … Continue reading

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