Tag: Public Ed

Last Night’s SNS Forum

Below is the video broadcast of last night’s Students Not Scores forum in Coram.  I was fortunate enough to be joined by Jeanette Deutermann, Michael Hynes, and Tracy Zamek.  Jump to about the 2:30 mark for the start of the forum.

Students Not Scores Forum Coming to Longwood

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McMullan- What, exactly, is unethical?

I took the piece below from the Students Not Scores website.  It was written by the PJSTA’s very own Melissa McMullan in response to New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia referring to teachers as being “unethical” if they support the opt-out movement. In addition to being one of the best writers I know, Melissa …

Welcome New PJSTA Members!

Welcome to the newest members of the PJSTA!  Today, 18 new members had their orientation with members of the PJSTA’s executive board along with members of our rank and file.  In addition to taking care of membership paperwork and getting to know their contract, PJSTA’s newest members were briefed on the current landscape of public …

Howie Hawkins, Brian Jones, and Where they Stand on Public Education

Yesterday the PJSTA hosted an approximate 50 people who came out to hear gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins speak.  Hawkins, the Green Party candidate endorsed by the PJSTA, is the only pro-public education candidate in the election. To see where each candidate stands on issues related to public education click here: GOVERNORS RACE SIDE BY SIDE To …

Video: Zephyr Teachout Talks Public Ed at PJSTA Conference Day

One Last Time… Join us on Saturday!!!!

All PJSTA members headed out to the rally in Manhattan on Saturday will receive a free doughnut, cup of coffee, and train ticket compliments of the PJSTA.  Meet at the Ronkonkoma Train Station at 11:20 AM in time for the 11:40 train into Penn Station.  The rally will be held downtown at City Hall Park. …

#Red4Ed begins this Wednesday!

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Introducing “Wear Red for Public Ed!

The PJSTA is excited to announce the launch of a new campaign that we will thread throughout the rest of the school year.  The campaign, dubbed “Wear Red for Public Ed” gives every PJSTA member an opportunity to take sustained action throughout the rest of the school year in a support of public education.  We …

Cuomo: “a death penalty for failing schools”

WARNING: The video linked to below may cause nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Click here to watch Governor Cuomo call for failing schools to receive the death penalty. New York State Dictator Governor Andy Cuomo yesterday called for the death penalty for failing schools.  He seriously used that terminology when talking about schools.  The video is …