Feb

04

Press Release: NYSUT: To ‘fund our future,’ state must fully fund higher education

NYSUT: To ‘fund our future,’ state must fully fund higher education ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 4, 2020 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta — joined by Professional Staff Congress President Barbara Bowen and United University Professions President Fred Kowal — will testify today at the joint legislative budget hearing on higher education that proper funding […]

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Jan

22

Statement: NYSUT reacts to governor’s executive budget proposal

NYSUT reacts to governor’s executive budget proposal ALBANY, N.Y. Jan. 21, 2020 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement today regarding the governor’s executive budget proposal: “When it comes to fully funding public education, every year we hear the same thing at the start of the budget process: We have […]

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Jan

16

Press Release: NYSUT: More state funding needed to ensure graduation rates continue rising

Press Release:  NYSUT: More state funding needed to ensure graduation rates continue rising ALBANY, N.Y. Jan. 16, 2020 — New York State United Teachers today applauded the hard work of educators and students across New York as the graduation rate for students statewide increased yet again last school year. Meanwhile, more progress has been made […]

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Jan

15

Press Release: NYSUT kicks off statewide ‘Fund Our Future’ tour to call for full funding of schools

NYSUT kicks off statewide ‘Fund Our Future’ tour to call for full funding of schools ALBANY, N.Y. Jan. 15, 2020 — New York State United Teachers today kicked off a seven-week Fund Our Future statewide bus tour. It draws attention to the severe impact a lack of state funding has had on schools statewide, and the […]

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Jan

14

Media Advisory: NYSUT to kick off ‘Fund Our Future’ state budget campaign in Albany Wednesday

NYSUT to kick off ‘Fund Our Future’ state budget campaign in Albany Wednesday ALBANY, N.Y. Jan. 14, 2020 — New York State United Teachers, state lawmakers and others will gather at the state Capitol at 11 a.m. Wednesday to kick off the union’s Fund Our Future statewide bus tour. The tour will draw attention to New […]

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Dec

11

Statement: NYSUT statement on Regents letter to RCSD board

NYSUT statement on Regents letter to RCSD board ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 10, 2019 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement today regarding the letter sent by the state Board of Regents to the Rochester City School District Board of Education: “After speaking directly with state Board of Regents Chancellor Betty […]

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Dec

10

NYSUT applauds Regents education aid proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NYSUT applauds Regents education aid proposal ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 9, 2019 — New York State United Teachers today praised the state Board of Regents 2020 – 21 state education aid proposal, which echoes the $2.1 billion increase in aid that the union and other education advocates are calling for. “Our students don’t […]

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Dec

05

Press Release: Rochester Parents, Teachers: Spare Our Students

Rochester Parents, Teachers: Spare Our Students ROCHESTER, N.Y. Dec. 4, 2019 — Rochester teachers, paraprofessionals, city school parents and families, and community members will rally outside the Rochester City School District Offices from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday to oppose mid-year staffing cuts that would increase class sizes, disrupt relationships and eliminate services for city students. […]

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Dec

04

Press Release: NYSUT issues early endorsement of John Mannion for state Senate

This release was sent 12/2/19. NYSUT issues early endorsement of John Mannion for state Senate ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 2, 2019 — New York State United Teachers today issued an early endorsement of AP biology teacher John Mannion in the race for the 50th state Senate District seat. NYSUT’s Board of Directors has voted to endorse Mannion […]

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Dec

04

Press Release: NYSUT calls for full funding of Foundation Aid formula at Senate hearing

This release was sent statewide to print, digital and broadcast media outlets on 12/3/19. NYSUT calls for full funding of Foundation Aid formula at Senate hearing MANHATTAN Dec. 3, 2019 — New York State United Teachers today called on the state to fully fund the Foundation Aid formula and provide the $3.4 billion in aid owed […]

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