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Students Not Scores Hosts “Beyond Opt-Out” Today at JFK

Here is the video of the panel discussion at the Students Not Scores “Going Beyond Opt-Out” conference today in Port Jefferson Station. The panel was followed by different workshops and a group discussion to round out the day. Click here … Continue reading

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John Flanagan Signs Letter in Support of DeVos

A note from PJSTA President Beth Dimino… NYSUT Members… Here’s a reminder that I believe is pertinent at this time. Last August there was a NYSUT President’s endorsement conference to decide who NYSUT would endorse in the November elections. Well, … Continue reading

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Trump Fires Shot Across the Bow to Teachers

“…an education system flush with cash, but which leaves our young and beautiful students deprived of all knowledge” -Trump’s Inauguration Speech

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Comsewogue BOE Adopts Resolution to Oppose Betsy DeVos

Last night, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Comsewogue Board of Education unanimously adopted the resolution below.  We thank them for their advocacy for our students and the broader public education world. Whereas, the Board of Education of the Comsewogue Union … Continue reading

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PJSTA Live- Episode 2- Betsy DeVos

Check out our December episode of PJSTA Live where I was joined by Carol Burris, Marla Kilfoyle, and Michelle Gunderson.  We talked about the appointment of Betsy DeVos but also dove into a more deeper discussion on how we build … Continue reading

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