Month: January 2014

Hobart and Cortese Endorse Iannuzzi, Neira, Donahue, Cutler

January 31, 2014 NYSUT Leaders and Members: We are proud to serve as the Honorary Reelection Committee and to endorse the reelection of Dick Iannuzzi for President, Maria Neira and Kathleen Donahue for Vice President and Lee Cutler for Secretary-Treasurer of NYSUT! We have been involved in framing the NYSUT mission and vision from its …

MORE THAN A SCORE: Talking Back to Testing Forum

This morning we ran a post featuring the MORE Caucus.  Having read that you may now have an interest in attending a forum they are holding in Manhattan this weekend titled, “More than a Score!” You can click here to order your FREE tickets. The details on the event are below… Find out how you …

UFT Series Post #4: Do You Want MORE From Your Union?

Our features this week (intro, James Eterno, Arthur Goldstein, Reality-Based Educator) that have shown how the leadership of the United Federation of Teachers operates may understandably leave you with a bad taste in your mouth regarding the state’s biggest local.  Today’s post is meant to highlight some of the extraordinary work being done by rank …

Thursday Morning Link Around

Some links and reads to tide you over… Arthur Goldstein at NYC Educator with a must read on the hypocrites known as Unity Caucus. Norm Scott discusses how the Buffalo teachers appear ready to choose their side in the NYSUT elections.  Norm wonders if now is the time for real opposition at the state level? …

NYC Eye on Iannuzzi v. Mulgrew

Via NYC Eye… (emphasis is mine) Teachers in New York City and New York State must recognize that there are profound flaws in Michael Mulgrew that are vociferous defenses for the indefensible policies of John King. Perdido Street did some extremely important compilations of old posts that quintessentially capture the nightmarish betrayals that Mulgrew committed against …