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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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Reminder to PJSTA Members: Wear Red Tomorrow!

Just a reminder to all PJSTA members to wear red tomorrow as a show of solidarity and support for our brothers and sisters in the CTU who will be on strike in the morning, barring a last minute settlement.  Last … Continue reading

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PJSTA Resolution in Support of the CTU

Passed unanimously by the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association’s executive board…   WHEREAS the Chicago Teachers Union has been negotiating since 2014 for a just contract, and WHEREAS Chicago students and teachers have faced attacks on public education that mirror … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union Headed for a Strike

Four years ago we covered the successful teachers strike in Chicago.  It looks like they are headed there again this fall.  You can take a look here at WBEZ in Chicago’s helpful graphic on the issues at stake along with … Continue reading

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A Couple of Links While We Wait for Opt-Out Numbers

As we wait to hear on opt-out numbers across the state today, a few worthwhile links to pass along. Though their local union, the UFT, may be working against the opt-out movement in New York City, the teachers at the … Continue reading

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