Jun

20

NYSUT statement on decision vacating illegal charter school regulations

This statement was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets: NYSUT statement on decision vacating illegal charter school regulations ALBANY, N.Y. June 19, 2018 — NYSUT President Andy Pallotta today issued the following statement on the decision by the New York Supreme Court to vacate the illegal charter school regulations issued by the State […]

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Jun

20

Media Advisory: NYSUT to hand out free ice cream to spur vote on S.8301

This advisory was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets: NYSUT to hand out free ice cream to spur vote on S.8301  ALBANY, N.Y. June 19, 2018 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta will seek to melt Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan’s resistance to fixing the state’s broken testing and evaluation […]

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Jun

19

Press Release: Union says Senate “Big Ugly” enriching greedy charter sector is “unacceptable.”

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets: NYSUT launches social media ad campaign against GOP senators Union says Senate “Big Ugly” enriching greedy charter sector is “unacceptable.”  ALBANY, N.Y. June 18, 2018 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta today said the Senate majority’s “Big Ugly” is a giveaway […]

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Jun

13

Media Advisory: Bagpipers, brass band, gypsy jazz trio to serenade Sen. Flanagan on teacher evaluation bill

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic & digital media outlets today at 2 PM on June 12, 2018. Media Advisory: Bagpipers, brass band, gypsy jazz trio to serenade Sen. Flanagan on teacher evaluation bill Attn: Reporters, city editors, assignment editors: ALBANY, N.Y. June 12, 2018 — With the clock ticking down on the […]

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Jun

13

Press Release: NYSUT criticizes Flanagan’s flawed APPR bill

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets at 11:50 AM on June 12, 2018 Press Release: NYSUT criticizes Flanagan’s flawed APPR bill ALBANY, N.Y. June 12, 2018 — NYSUT President Andy Pallotta today issued the following statement in response to Sen. Flanagan’s bill: “I may have been born at night […]

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Jun

01

Media Advisory: NYSUT plans statewide protests over tabled testing reform legislation

NYSUT plans statewide protests over tabled testing reform legislation ALBANY, N.Y., May 31, 2018 — Scores of New York State United Teachers members will protest outside the district offices of nine state senators starting at 4 p.m. Friday, June 1. The protests are in response to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan’s failure to bring Senate […]

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Jun

01

Media Advisory: Which will senators choose — a party or a protest? NYSUT to rally over testing reform legislation

Which will senators choose — a party or a protest? NYSUT to rally over testing reform legislation ALBANY, N.Y., May 31, 2018 — Scores of New York State United Teachers members will rally outside the district offices of nine state senators starting at 4 p.m. Friday, June 1. But whether the gatherings are protests or […]

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May

25

News Release: NYSUT applauds UUP on reaching tentative agreement on new contract

This release was sent to statewide print, electronic & digital media outlets 5.24.18 at 5:30 p.m. News Release: NYSUT applauds UUP on reaching tentative agreement on new contract ALBANY, N.Y. May 24, 2018 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta today congratulated the union’s largest higher education affiliate — United University Professions — […]

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May

16

Press Release: At least 29 NYSUT members elected to school boards statewide

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets.  It was also sent to local presidents. Press Release:  At least 29 NYSUT members elected to school boards statewide ALBANY, N.Y. May 16, 2018 — Voters put their trust in educators to help run their local public schools, newly electing at least 29 […]

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May

16

Press Release: Voters overwhelmingly approve school budgets statewide

This release was sent to statewide news outlets today. Press Release:  Voters overwhelmingly approve school budgets statewide   ALBANY, N.Y. May 16, 2018 – Voters statewide showed their appreciation for local public schools by approving 98 percent of school budgets, according to a preliminary estimate by New York State United Teachers. NYSUT President Andy Pallotta […]

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