Month: May 2014

Working Family Parties Seem Set to Endorse Cuomo

Countless outlets are reporting this morning that the Working Families Party is set to endorse Governor Cuomo in November’s election.  If you are new to the political scene and are wondering, “Who is the Working Families Party?” we take this from their… Read More

Missing: NYSUT Leadership

I would like to begin by sending kudos out to NYSUT Vice-President Paul Pecorale.  Pecorale, originally from the Patchogue-Medford Congress of Teachers, was exactly where he should have been on April 28th- at the #NoMoCuomo Rally in Holbrook.  On May 17th Pecorale was… Read More

Budget Results and Today’s Rally

Comsewogue’s school budget passed last night in a landslide, 1,012 votes to 325.  In addition all three PJSTA endorsed candidates won.  Incumbents Ali Gordon (908 votes) and James Sanchez (754 votes) will serve three year terms and newcomer Rick Rennard (736 votes)… Read More

News, Notes, and Links

A big week coming up PJSTA! First, we will need volunteers to put up “Vote YES” signs tomorrow, as well as volunteers who can head to the phone banks after school at the NYSUT Regional Office in Hauppauge. On Tuesday every member… Read More

PJSTA Approves Resolution to Oppose Common Core

At today’s regularly scheduled meeting the PJSTA’s Representative. Council unanimously voted to approve the following resolution to oppose the Common Core State Standards. The resolution will be submitted to the AFT and NYSUT for consideration from those parent unions. Resolution to Oppose… Read More