Sep

10

Press Release: NYSUT applauds Maine-Endwell’s Rachel Murat, 2020 Teacher of the Year

This release was sent statewide to print, digital and broadcast media outlets at 11:30 a.m. today. Press Release: NYSUT applauds Maine-Endwell’s Rachel Murat, 2020 Teacher of the Year ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 10, 2019 — New York State United Teachers today lauded Rachel Murat — a celebrated longtime Maine-Endwell social studies teacher, high school mentor and […]

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Sep

03

Press Release: As new school year begins, NYSUT urges stakeholders to refocus on serving students

Press Release:  As new school year begins, NYSUT urges stakeholders to refocus on serving students ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 3, 2019 — As the new school year begins this week, New York State United Teachers and its local affiliates will continue their fight for state and local policies that ensure all New York students have access to […]

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Sep

03

Press Release: On Labor Day, NYSUT urges union strength

Press Release:  On Labor Day, NYSUT urges union strength ALBANY, N.Y. Sept. 2, 2019 — In celebration of Labor Day, New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement: “As we spend time today traveling with family, firing up our grills or just lounging in a hammock, it’s important to remember the […]

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Aug

22

Press Release: NYSUT: Much work left to fix flawed, invalid state tests

This release was sent to statewide digital, broadcast & print media outlets today at 12:30 p.m. Press Release: NYSUT: Much work left to fix flawed, invalid state tests ALBANY, N.Y. Aug. 22, 2019 — New York State United Teachers released the following statement today on the State Education Department’s release of grade 3-8 state test […]

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Aug

06

NYSUT applauds new law allowing school bus stop-arm cameras

NYSUT applauds new law allowing school bus stop-arm cameras ALBANY, N.Y. Aug. 6, 2019 ­— New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta released the following statement regarding the signing of legislation to allow school districts to install stop-arm cameras on school buses: “This law marks a significant step forward for student safety. With an […]

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Jul

16

NYSUT statement on State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia’s resignation

NYSUT statement on State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia’s resignation ALBANY, N.Y., July 15, 2019 — New York State United Teachers released the following statement regarding the announcement that State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is resigning her position: “As Commissioner Elia’s tenure comes to a close, we wish her well in her future endeavors. We look […]

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Jun

21

Statement: NYSUT: Session represents significant progress for NYSUT members

This statement was sent statewide to print, digital and broadcast media outlets today at 12:45 p.m. NYSUT: Session represents significant progress for NYSUT members ALBANY, N.Y. June 21, 2019 — New York State United Teachers today released the following statement on the end of the 2019 legislative session: “The legislative session began with a major […]

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Jun

11

Media Advisory: NYSUT brings free ice cream to state Capitol as part of Support School Staff campaign

This advisory was sent to Capital Region and LCA media today at 2:30 p.m. NYSUT brings free ice cream to state Capitol as part of Support School Staff campaign ALBANY, N.Y. June 11, 2019 — New York State United Teachers will call on state lawmakers to put the cherry on top of the legislative session […]

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Jun

05

Press Release: NYSUT brings ‘Support School Staff’ campaign to state Capitol

This release was sent to Capital Region & LCA digital, print & broadcast media outlets at 11:45 a.m. on 6/4/19. Press Release:  NYSUT brings ‘Support School Staff’ campaign to state Capitol ALBANY, N.Y. June 4, 2019 — With the legislative session winding down, New York State United Teachers today called on lawmakers to pass a package […]

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Jun

03

Media Advisory: NYSUT School-Related Professionals to descend on Capitol Tuesday for ‘Support School Staff’ press conference

Media Advisory: NYSUT School-Related Professionals to descend on Capitol Tuesday for ‘Support School Staff’ press conference ALBANY, N.Y. June 3, 2019 — School-Related Professionals and other New York State United Teachers members from across New York will gather at the state Capitol Tuesday, June 4, to call for action on the package of bills advanced […]

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