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State approves appeal process for Regents exams

In a year fraught with learning disruptions, the Board of Regents today approved a special appeal process to allow students to graduate with a lower score on Regents exams.
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Your vote for school board matters more than ever!

TUESDAY MAY 17 is your opportunity to vote for pro-student, pro-education school board candidates. Our students and educators need strong public schools to unite us, and your vote will be pivotal to making sure that happens.

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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