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McMullan- What, exactly, is unethical?

I took the piece below from the Students Not Scores website.  It was written by the PJSTA’s very own Melissa McMullan in response to New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia referring to teachers as being “unethical” if they support … Continue reading

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Welcome New PJSTA Members!

Welcome to the newest members of the PJSTA!  Today, 18 new members had their orientation with members of the PJSTA’s executive board along with members of our rank and file.  In addition to taking care of membership paperwork and getting … Continue reading

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NYSUT Seeking Ambassadors for Public Education: Education Summer 2015

NYSUT is seeking “Ambassadors for Public Education” for something they are referring to as “Education Summer 2015.”  I have no idea what it entails.  Here is the link to apply.  Here is the job description.

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Happy Summer

Wishing our members a wonderful and relaxing summer and best wishes to our newly retired members!  We will be taking a little while off from the blog unless there is major news that breaks.  However we will be back later … Continue reading

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MORE Raises Resolution of “No Confidence” in Elia… Unity Caucus Votes it Down

Via the MORE Caucus… Jia Lee, Chapter Leader of The Earth School and a member of MORE, brought a MORE-sponsored resolution before the Delegate Assembly (DA) calling for a statement expressing opposition to the appointment of recently appointed state education commissioner MaryEllen … Continue reading

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