Month: October 2012

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Thursday’s Educate NY Now Rally

This past Thursday, October 25th, the PJSTA hosted an Educate NY Now! rally at JFK Middle School.  The rally, one of 14 that were held across Long Island on Thursday, featured an estimated 300 people who rallied against the tax cap, unfunded… Read More

NYSUT at Terryville’s Career Day

On Friday morning, October 26th, NYSUT Labor Relations Specialist Laura Graves presented to approximately 100 fifth grade students at Terryville Elementary School.  Ms. Graves’ presentation was part of the school’s Career Day activities, a day where guest speakers present to students on… Read More

Pearson Shuts Down 1.5 Million Teacher & Student Blogs

Pearson, the textbook company who is famously close with our beloved Governor Cuomo, has recently shut down nearly 1.5 million teacher and student blogs because one of the teachers using Edublogs had illegally posted the 20 question, 279 word Beck’s Hopelessness Scale in a 2007… Read More

Don’t forget the signs!

Bring signs to Thursday’s rally!