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A Tale of Two Unionists and How Rank & File Teachers Lose

I’ve been meaning to link to this for a few days.  A great analysis of the Common Core from MORE’s Julie Cavanagh. Via the Daily News… (emphasis is mine) The truth is, these tests were designed to create a narrative of … Continue reading

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NYSUT & Cuomo, UFT Contract, Cavanagh, etc.

We have some must read links for you to peruse… A lot was made in the lead up to the NYSUT election in April about the Revive NYSUT slate’s apparent fondness for Governor Cuomo.  This parent’s account of events at … Continue reading

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MORE’s Julie Cavanagh, NYSUT Candidate, on MSNBC Last Night

Julie Cavanagh, of MORE was on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC last night.  You can click here to watch. Cavanagh, a renowned education activist and an elementary special education teacher in Red Hook, Brooklyn, is also a candidate … Continue reading

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UFT Series Post #4: Do You Want MORE From Your Union?

Our features this week (intro, James Eterno, Arthur Goldstein, Reality-Based Educator) that have shown how the leadership of the United Federation of Teachers operates may understandably leave you with a bad taste in your mouth regarding the state’s biggest local. … Continue reading

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The Tangled NYSUT Web

The NYSUT drama continued to roll on this week.  It is quite a nuanced debate, particularly for those people who aren’t familiar with the inner workings of the statewide union.  We’ll try and connect some dots for you… Earlier this … Continue reading

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