Tag: Tisch

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…. Read More

A Message From Carol Burris

Via principal and public education advocate Carol Burris… The Governor and Chancellor Tisch are proposing an overhaul of the already flawed APPR system. They propose that the system be designed to find MORE teachers and principals ineffective and developing, in order to be in… Read More

Looming Battles for 2015

Happy New Year to our PJSTA members along with any other readers of our blog.  Hopefully you had an enjoyable vacation and return to school well rested.  You’ll need it.  We have a number of developing  battles on our hands. For those of you… Read More

NYSUT Withdraws Support for Common Core and Seeks King’s Dismissal

Via the Albany Times Union… The state’s largest and most powerful teacher’s union on Saturday issued a declaration of “no confidence” in state Education Commissioner John King, a symbolic but unprecedented gesture calling for King’s removal from his post by the state… Read More

Tuesday Notes & Links

A few things you may be interested in… Reality Based Educator comments on Empress Merryl Tisch’s refusal to back her puppet Ed Commish John King. While he attempts to escape “Bridgegate” and now an investigation into how he misused Hurricane Sandy relief… Read More