NYSUT, BTF, BEST mourn victims of Buffalo supermarket shooting

NYSUT President Andy Pallotta, Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore and Buffalo Educational Support Team President Jo Ann Sweat issued the following statement today regarding Saturday’s Buffalo supermarket shooting.

Union wins APPR reprieve

Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday signed a bill suspending, for an additional year, the Annual Professional Performance Review process. Advanced through grassroots advocacy from NYSUT members and lobbying by union legislative staff, the bill recently passed both the state Senate and the Assembly.
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Ending mandatory OT, better school staff support, focus of health care lobby day

NYSUT nurses made their voices heard at a virtual health care lobby day in early May.
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CLASSROOM HEAT: Take action and tell us YOUR classroom heat story

The stories featured here are just a few of the hundreds of submission from parents and educators about extreme classroom temperatures. Your feedback helps in our ongoing efforts to address overheated workspaces and learning environments.
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SRP activists push priorities in end of legislative session

More than 70 NYSUT SRP activists gathered on Zoom Monday to plan for two days of virtual meetings with lawmakers this week on a fistful of crucial legislative priorities. “We have so many important bills we’re advocating that will affect so many of our members,” said NYSUT Second Vice President Ron Gross. “These bills are priorities because they seek to improve your working conditions.”
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Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank you, educators, for all you do!

Check out this short video highlighting the ways communities across New York State are turning to social media to celebrated educators as part of Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, 2002.




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