After BOE Approval, New PJSTA Contract is official

Following last night’s Comsewogue graduation, the Comsewogue school board voted to approve the MOA that was ratified by the PJSTA membership earlier in the day.  The new contract, a four year deal, takes effect July 1st and will expire on June 30, 2020.

PJSTA Membership Ratifies New Contract

The PJSTA general membership overwhelmingly ratified our new contract today.  The MOA will now go to the Comsewogue BOE for final approval.

The PJSTA Contract Extension Agreement

The PJSTA has reached an agreement with the Comsewogue School District on a contract extension.  The extension was approved unanimously at today’s Representative Counsel meeting.  The extension will be put to a ratification vote next Thursday, June 23rd at 1:00 pm in the Comsewogue High School auditorium.  We will be holding meetings every day between …

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 community for their support of our schools!

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 election with the Movement of Rank and File Educators Caucus, spoke to NBC 4 New …