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NYSUT statement on the death of Eadie Shanker

“The NYSUT family is saddened to hear of the passing of Eadie Shanker. Eadie’s commitment to labor and education served as an inspiration to scores of unionists. She helped lay the foundation for our union and her work has touched the lives of so many. Eadie will be missed, but her legacy will live on.”
 O-N BOCES TA President Deborah Hillburn.

Orleans-Niagara BOCES TA files complaint charging unsafe school reopening

The Orleans-Niagara BOCES Teachers Association has filed a Public Employee Health and Safety (PESH) complaint with the Department of Labor, charging the Orleans-Niagara BOCES has ignored the state’s COVID-19 protocols to protect students and staff.
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NYSUT files lawsuit against state over school funding cuts

NYSUT today filed suit against the state over reductions in state school aid for districts across New York, seeking the release of money withheld in July, August and September and an injunction against future withholding of or delayed school funding payments.
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FREE NYSUT poster celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The poster is available for download in English-language and Spanish-language versions; limited quantities are free for NYSUT members and leaders via the statewide union’s online Publications Ordering Catalog
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NYSUT applauds Oceanside’s Jennifer Wolfe as New York State’s 2021 Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Wolfe, a Social Studies teacher entering her 24th year at Oceanside High School on Long Island and a member of the Oceanside Federation of Teachers, received the state Department of Education honor for her work with students in the classroom and empowering fellow educators to take on leadership roles.
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COVID-19 Transmission Facts and Face Mask Breaks

Face masks are a crucial component of any health and safety program aimed at protecting the public health of all New Yorkers.

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