Oct

21

American Red Cross Educational Programs

Please see the brochures and fliers regarding American Red Cross Educational Programs and scholarship offerings for students.  For more information, please contact Christopher Hoffman, by phone at 315.233.6050 or 315.706.8941 (cell) or email Christopher.Hoffman@redcross.org. American Red Cross Brochure American Red Cross Fliers

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Oct

02

NYSUT issues statement on Oregon shooting

Sent 10/1/15 to statewide print and broadcast media outlets: NYSUT issues statement on Oregon shooting  ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 1, 2015 — New York State United Teachers President Karen E. Magee released the following statement today on the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.  “Once again, the sanctity of the classroom, and the joy of […]

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Oct

02

NYSUT statement on John King’s appointment as Acting U.S. Secretary of Education

Sent 10/2/15 to statewide and broadcast media outlets: NYSUT statement on John King’s appointment as Acting U.S. Secretary of Education        ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 2, 2015 —  “New York State United Teachers is disappointed in John King’s appointment as acting U.S. Secretary of Education. NYSUT has always considered John King an ideologue with whom we disagreed […]

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Sep

29

NYSUT comments on the announcement of the governor’s task force

Sent 9/28/15 to statewide print & broadcast media outlets: NYSUT comments on the announcement of the governor’s task force  ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 28, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement:  “The task force’s mission to address parents’ and teachers’ valid concerns is fundamental to moving forward. Without question, Common Core implementation […]

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Sep

25

Cornell graduate employees to affiliate with NYSUT, AFT

Sent 9/24/15 to statewide print and broadcast media outlets: Cornell graduate employees to affiliate with NYSUT, AFT  ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 24, 2015 — Graduate employees at Cornell University have voted to affiliate with New York State United Teachers and its national affiliate, the American Federation of Teachers.  NYSUT President Karen E. Magee said the 600,000-member state […]

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Sep

17

NYSUT hails pick of Newburgh educator as New York State Teacher of the Year

Sent 9/17/15 to statewide print/broadcast media outlets: NYSUT hails pick of Newburgh educator as New York State Teacher of the Year  ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 17, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today celebrated the selection of Dana McDonough, a second-grade teacher in Newburgh, as the 2016 New York State Teacher of the Year, saying she […]

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Sep

17

NYSUT defense of educators’ free speech moves forward

 This press release was sent out today to statewide print and broadcast media outlets. For more information, contact NYSUT Media Relations (518) 213-6000, ext. 6313 Email: mediarel@nysutmail.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  NYSUT defense of educators’ free speech moves forward ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 17, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today hailed a federal court ruling […]

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Sep

17

Statement by New York State United Teachers on Regents vote on teacher evaluation regulations

This was sent 9/16/15 to statewide print and broadcast media outlets: Statement by New York State United Teachers on Regents vote on teacher evaluation regulations  ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 16, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement after the Board of Regents voted on emergency regulations governing the state’s teacher/principal evaluation system. […]

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Sep

10

NYSUT calls on the Regents to stop the insanity

This was sent 9/9/15 to statewide print and broadcast media outlets: NYSUT calls on the Regents to stop the insanity  ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 9, 2015 — New York State United Teachers today called on the members of the state Board of Regents to vote “No” on the June emergency regulations on teacher evaluations; provide all immediate […]

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Aug

12

State test scores tell parents, policymakers almost nothing

Sent 8/12/15 to statewide print and broadcast media outlets: State test scores tell parents, policymakers almost nothing  ALBANY, N.Y. Aug. 12, 2015 — Test scores in English language arts and math released today tell parents, educators and policymakers almost nothing about students’ progress toward meeting state standards, and are meaningless as measures of teacher effectiveness, New […]

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