Month: October 2012

Thursday’s Rally

Here is a story from the Port Jefferson Patch about this Thursday’s Educate NY Now! rally at JFK.  A few notes for PJSTA members about the rally: EVERY PJSTA member should be there!  You are more than welcome to bring your children. Bring signs.  Anything about the tax cap or how testing and the evaluation …

Matt Damon Supports Teachers

Last year many teachers saw and applauded this video… Well now there is another reason to applaud and support Matt Damon.  Seen below walking his child in Soho recently, Damon is sporting a Chicago Teachers Union knit hat!


Please view the rally flyer. All PJSTA members should be there.  Among the speakers at the rally will be Comsewogue’s own Beth Dimino and Joe Rella.  Additionally there should be BOE members, parents, and students as well.  The rally is not just for Comsewogue.  People from other communities will be there as well.  It is expected …

Re-elect Tim Bishop

Letter Writing to President Obama

The great Diane Ravitch, one of public ed’s biggest supporters, is organizing a letter writing campaign to President Obama.  All PJSTA members should have received an email about it sometime in the past two weeks.  Below is the text from this blog post by Ravitch.  She explains what should be in the letter and how …