Tag: Cuomo

Sheldon Silver Arrested

Sheldon Silver, who likely would have provided the only resistance to Cuomo’s agenda that will destroy public education, has been arrested today on federal corruption charges. Silver, the long time speaker of the New York State Assembly, will likely be replaced with a Cuomo ally.  With the Republican controlled Senate backing Cuomo’s agenda, it is …

A Message From Beth Dimino

A message from PJSTA President Beth Dimino… Governor Cuomo is wrong. He used junk science today to support his nonsensical theory that public education in NY is broken and that he alone has the “fix”. We can and will dissuade him of that opinion by each of us doing some or all of the following; …

Cuomo Lays Out Plan to Destroy Public Education

We have seen this coming for a while, but that didn’t lessen the sting of Governor Cuomo’s plan for public education that he laid out in his 2015 State of the State and budget proposal today. Via Capitol Confidential… Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s combination State of the State and budget proposal includes tough reforms that would …

A Few Links on State of the State Day

Governor Cuomo, who yesterday said that public education, “Probably has been the single greatest failure in the state,” gives his state of the state address today at 1:30 pm.  I am sure there will be plenty of reaction afterward as Cuomo launches his plan to eviscerate public education.  While we wait for that a few links …

Stronger Together Letter to NYSUT

The Stronger Together Caucus has authored a letter to the NYSUT officers, Board of Directors, and members.  The letter addresses NYSUT’s seeming reluctance to push back against Governor Cuomo and Merryl Tisch regarding their APPR agenda. Click here to view the letter.   Click here to contact the Stronger Together Caucus.