Dec

22

NYSUT Statement on Federal COVID Emergency Relief Funding for NY Schools 

ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 22, 2020 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement today regarding funding for New York K–12 schools and colleges included in the federal COVID emergency relief package:  “It is welcome news that this relief package would bring sorely needed support for New York schools and colleges, and we thank Sen. Schumer and the […]

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Dec

04

Leading NYS education groups call for renewed focus on student teaching programs amid teacher shortage 

ALBANY, N.Y. December 4, 2020 — With New York continuing to face a teacher shortage, four leading education groups today highlighted the pressing need to build up the teacher preparation pipeline to prepare the next generation of educators to join the workforce in the coming years. Specifically, the organizations noted the need for high-quality student teacher placements in local school districts statewide, even with […]

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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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