Feb

25

NYSUT statement on the confusion over in-person instruction in schools

ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 25, 2021 — NYSUT President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement today on the ongoing confusion over the standards required to safely return students to in-person instruction in New York districts: “As educators, we want our students to return to schools as soon as it is safe. Contrary to recent reports, the safety […]

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Feb

24

NYSUT announces new Advancing Racial Justice in Education Agenda 

ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 24, 2021 — New York State United Teachers today announced a new state legislative agenda intended to promote racial and social justice in education, calling for funding in the upcoming state budget to help improve school climates, foster implicit bias training programs for educators and diversify the education workforce. The announcement was made during NYSUT’s Wednesday evening Black History Month Celebration and conversation with state Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Lester Young Jr. on diversifying the […]

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Feb

23

NYSUT to hold discussion on diversifying the education workforce with Regents Chancellor Young Wednesday; union will announce racial justice legislative agenda 

ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 23, 2021 — New York State United Teachers will host an online conversation on diversifying the education workforce with state Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Lester Young Jr. from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, as part of the union’s ongoing Black History Month celebrations. The union also will announce its Advancing Racial Justice in Education state legislative agenda during the event as state budget negotiations continue in advance […]

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