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PJSTA In Solidarity With Striking Verizon Workers

Today the PJSTA dropped off two cases of water on ice for striking Verizon workers picketing along Middle Country Road in front of the Verizon Wireless store at Smith Haven Mall. The workers, members of the Communications Workers of America … Continue reading

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UFT Election Results Coming Today

The United Federation of Teachers, the country’s largest teacher union local, has wrapped up their 2016 elections and results are due back today. ┬áPresident Michael Mulgrew, who infamously threatened Common Core opponents with violence, was being opposed by opt-out activist … Continue reading

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School Budget Results

The Comsewogue School District’s budget vote resulted in an approved budget in overwhelming fashion as the “Yes” votes garnered more than 80% of the vote.  PJSTA endorsed candidates Fran Blatter and Robert DeStefano were re-elected.  Thank you to the Comsewogue … Continue reading

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Endorsed Candidates for School Board Elections

You can click here to access the list of school board candidates who have been endorsed by the teacher union locals in those districts. ┬áThis includes every local on Long Island who has shared their endorsements with us. Additionally you … Continue reading

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Courageous MORE Teachers Defy Gag Order

Three courageous members of the United Federation of Teachers are defying the city’s gag order on speaking out against the state tests.  Lauren Cohen, Jia Lee, and Kristin Taylor, all of whom are running for positions in the upcoming UFT … Continue reading

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