Month: November 2013

Power in the Rank and File

Last year, when this blog was in it’s infancy, we covered the plight of the Chicago Teachers Union as they went on strike.  As we look back on the past year in education we have seen tremendous momentum in the push back… Read More

More Coverage of Tuesday Night

Speaking of our very own Beth Dimino, Diane Ravitch wonders, “Is this how a revolution begins?” Norm Scott of the famed Ed Notes says “The Slugs are on the Run”.  Speaking of PJSTA President Beth Dimino, and taking a well deserved shot… Read More

Dimino: “You have awoken the mommies!”

In front of 900 in the Ward Melville High School auditorium, and several hundred more in the overflow cafeteria, PJSTA President Beth Dimino shredded NYSED Commissioner John King, Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch, and New York State Senator John Flanagan.  She first called… Read More

PJSTA President Beth Dimino Speaks at Ward Melville High School

PJSTA President Beth Dimino calls NYSED’s agenda “child abuse”, calls for John King’s firing, questions whether the cowardly John Flanagan is really hearing us, and receives a rousing standing ovation from 1,000+ people at tonight’s forum at Ward Melville High School.  More… Read More

Election Day Roundup

Election Day roundup… PJSTA endorsed John McManmon lost in his race in the 2nd Assembly District.  Given his stance on public education, here is hoping that Mr. McManmon runs for state legislature again.  Like maybe next year when his opponent, Anthony Palumbo… Read More