“Sen. Charles Schumer achieved a major victory for struggling families, cash-strapped state and local governments and local schools. The critical funding in this bill is essential to helping safely reopen schools and colleges and providing additional supports for students who need them.”
March is Women’s History Month and NYSUT Women’s Committee members statewide are highlighting the many achievements of women to celebrate.
“We have advocated that all education professionals — both teachers and support staff, who provide critical services to their communities — be given priority access to the COVID vaccine should they choose to receive it. So it’s welcome news that they can begin scheduling a vaccine appointment next week as part of the state’s 1b priority group.’
Click below to pledge that you will fill out your census and do everything in your power to get your fellow NYSUT members to do the same.
Inadequate funding is the primary driver of education inequality in our state. In the coming weeks and months, I (Andy Pallotta) will personally be traveling across the state, touring schools with local members, other NYSUT leaders, and Legislators to draw attention to the impact that inadequate funding has on our schools, our kids, and our communities. Schools in our state are owed more than $3.4 billion in Foundation Aid.