Tag: PJSTA

Who is Best Equipped for Friedrichs Ruling?

Lois Weiner, an education professor at New Jersey City University and a noted teacher union activist recently wrote a really fantastic piece on the impact Friedrichs will have on teacher unions.  Check it out below. Via New Politics… Much has been written about the harm the Supreme Court will wreak on US labor if it …

STCaucus Works to Restore Power to the Teacher

On January 9th, more than 140 people turned out on Long Island for the Restoring Power to the Teacher Conference hosted by STCaucus.  The conference focused on ways to organize and empower teachers so that they can not only fight for the schools our students deserve, but for the democratic unions that we deserve! The …

Let’s End Top Down Unionism

I have to thank my friend Norm Scott over at Ed Notes Online for the piece he recently wrote on the demise of the UFT’s blog Edwize.  I’ll admit that I had never even heard of Edwize.  But then again I don’t typically spend time reading Unity Caucus propaganda, so maybe that explains it. Anyways, …

PJSTA Members Speak Out at Common Core Task Force Hearing

Three PJSTA members spoke at today’s hearing with the Common Core Task Force at Stony Brook University. Melissa McMullan can be seen speaking here. Beth Dimino follows Jeanette Deutermann here. Brian St. Pierre can be seen in the video embedded below.  Thank you for the many PJSTA members who were in attendance in support of …

PJSTA #SEAsolidarity Pictures

Thank you to all PJSTA members who participated in Friday’s #SEAsolidarity campaign in our schools!  Below are the pictures that were passed on to us…