Month: February 2014

On Binding Delegates

As we creep towards the unprecedented NYSUT election on April 5th much has been made of locals who are committing all of their delegate votes to specific groups of candidates in the election.  We would like to make it clear that this… Read More

NY Mills, Iannuzzi, Magee

The New York Mills Teachers Association recently passed a resolution asking NYSUT’s Dick Iannuzzi to lead a statewide boycott of the grade 3-8 state assessments.  Here is the full resolution… RESOLUTION TO BOYCOTT NEW YORK STATE GRADES 3-8 ASSESSMENTS Tuesday, February 11,… Read More

New Candidates for NYSUT At-Large Director Positions

Today we are excited to announce a team of candidates who will be running for seven of NYSUT’s At-Large Director positions in the upcoming NYSUT election.  We do so only after having given the situation very careful consideration. Running for these positions… Read More

How to Jump Start Your Union- NYC Book Party

The Mrs. and I will be attending this along with Beth Dimino.  Any other PJSTA members interested? Via Labor Notes… Join us for a discussion of Labor Notes’ new book, How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers, with a presentation… Read More

Parents and Educators Outraged by Regents Unwillingness to Assume Responsibility and Change Course

Via NYSAPE, of which the PJSTA is a member…   Parents and Educators Outraged by Regents Unwillingness to Assume Responsibility and Change Course   The leaders of the NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of more than 45 parent and… Read More