Nov

13

News Release: NYSUT sounds alarm on GOP Tax Bill; elimination of SALT deductions

This release was sent statewide on November 9, 2017 at 4:30 PM  to print, electronic and digital media outlets.   NYSUT sounds alarm on GOP Tax Bill; elimination of SALT deductions ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 9, 2017 — New York State United Teachers is taking a stand against a $5 trillion House Republican giveaway to corporations […]

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Nov

08

News Release: Candidates backed by NYSUT locals sweep to victory in elections statewide

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets today. News Release:  Candidates backed by NYSUT locals sweep to victory in elections statewide ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 8, 2017 — Members of New York State United Teachers, and candidates backed by NYSUT locals, swept to victory in races across the state, demonstrating the […]

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Nov

08

NYSUT statement on defeat of proposed Constitutional Convention

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets at 10:15 PM 11/7/17 NYSUT statement on defeat of proposed Constitutional Convention  ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 7, 2017 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement following voter defeat of a proposed state Constitutional Convention: “Tonight, New York saw […]

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Nov

01

News Release: NYSUT issues statement on NYC terror attack

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets today. NYSUT issues statement on NYC terror attack  ALBANY, N.Y. Nov. 1, 2017 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta today released the following statement on the terror attack in New York City: “Again, we are left to ponder a senseless […]

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Nov

01

Statement: NYSUT responds to State Education Department’s announcement on receivership; calls on state to invest in schools

This statement was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets on October 31, 2017. NYSUT responds to State Education Department’s announcement on receivership; calls on state to invest in schools ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 31, 2017 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement on the State Education Department’s announcement regarding schools in […]

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Nov

01

Press Release: NYSUT spearheads collection drive for residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets on October 27, 2017.  Press Release:  NYSUT spearheads collection drive for residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 27, 2017 — New York State United Teachers will host a collection drive for residents of Puerto Rico and the […]

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Nov

01

News Release: “People’s Summit” looks to revitalize St. Lawrence County

This release was sent to print, electronic and digital media outlets on October 27, 2017. Contact Information Erin Covell: (315)250-8776 or slcpeopleproject@gmail.com Carl Korn: (518) 461-7009 or ckorn@nysutmail.org MEDIA ADVISORY  “People’s Summit” looks to revitalize St. Lawrence County  POTSDAM, N.Y. Oct. 27, 2017 — Educators, business, human services and community leaders will meet next week […]

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Oct

26

Press Release: Maisto reversal a step forward for small city school districts’ quest for fair funding

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets today.  ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 26, 2017 — New York State United Teachers today said the Appellate Division’s reversal of a state Supreme Court ruling in Maisto v. State of New York — and its subsequent order that the lower court re-consider the case […]

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Oct

24

Press Release: NYSUT concerned about DeVos’ move to rescind special education guidance

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets: NYSUT concerned about DeVos’ move to rescind special education guidance  ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 23, 2017 — New York State United Teachers today expressed concern that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ move to rescind 72 guidance documents would increase conflicts when parents and teachers advocate […]

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Oct

20

Press Release: NYSUT donates $50,000 in disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico educators

This release was sent statewide to print, electronic and digital media outlets: NYSUT donates $50,000 in disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico educators  ALBANY, N.Y. Oct. 19, 2017 — New York State United Teachers has directed a $50,000 check — money raised through small, individual donations from educators — to provide aid to educators in hurricane-ravaged […]

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