Nov

24

Dozens of Education Groups Urge Against School Cuts in New York

SPECTRUM  NEWS BY NICK REISMAN CITY OF ALBANY PUBLISHED 11:11 AM ET NOV. 23, 2020   Dozens of education organizations on Monday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to not cut or withhold aid to schools in the coming weeks as the state faces a budget reckoning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are asking you to […]

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Nov

09

NYSUT launches new website to track COVID-19 health, safety concerns in New York schools 

ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 9, 2020 — New York State United Teachers today launched NYSUTCovidTracker.org, a new website designed to help track coronavirus-related health and safety concerns in schools across the state.     As COVID-19 cases rise across the country and in some parts of New York, the website is intended to crowdsource reports of health and safety violations and concerns identified by school staff […]

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Nov

05

NYSUT statement on cancellation of January Regents exams 

ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 5, 2020 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement today regarding the cancellation of the January Regents exams:  “In the interest of safety, equity and fairness, canceling the January Regents exams is the right choice. We applaud Interim Commissioner Rosa, the Board of Regents and the State Education Department for putting students first […]

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