Nov

05

NYSUT welcomes Regents’ extension of moratorium on tying flawed tests to evaluations

ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 5, 2018 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement after the Regents extended the moratorium on tying state standardized test scores to teacher evaluations: “We welcome the extension of the moratorium and thank Chancellor Betty Rosa and the Regents for continuing to recognize that the state’s over-emphasis on […]

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Oct

24

Summit to encourage young people, career-changers to “take a look at teaching”

SYRACUSE, N.Y. Oct. 23, 2018 — With the state facing a looming teacher shortage, the Syracuse Teachers Association and New York State United Teachers are launching the first in a series of summits to encourage students and career-changers to “take a look at teaching.” The Syracuse Take a Look at Teaching Summit will engage teachers, high […]

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Oct

23

NYSUT Responds to Senator Flanagan’s Attack on Educators

ALBANY, N.Y. Oct.15, 2018 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta responded to Sen. John Flanagan’s attack today on “The Capitol Pressroom”: “Sen. Flanagan must be getting desperate if he’s saying that more than 600,000 educators are forces for evil. He had a chance to stand with teachers by reforming the state’s broken […]

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