September 27, 2010 VP Neira offers union's view on president's education proposals Source: NYSUT Communications As part of NBC's week-long Education Nation coverage, President Obama sat down with the Today show's Matt Lauer Monday to talk about education reform. NYSUT Vice President Maria Neira spoke with YNN's Erin Connolly to offer the union's perspective on the president's proposals. You can see the video online at capitalregion.ynn.com. NBC's Education Nation kicked off Sunday with a two-hour teacher town hall; several NYSUT members were in attendance. See a video excerpt online at follow the conversation at Facebook and Twitter.