September 2012 Issue
September 07, 2012

Short takes: Special book offer for NYSUT members

Source: NYSUT United

Photographer Marie Triller, a teacher and member of the Voorheesville Teachers Association, has a special offer for all New York educators.

Any educator who purchases Triller's 10 Years: Remembering 9/11, a collection of photographs from the Sept. 11 memorial events, by Oct. 15 will receive a second copy free for their classroom, a fellow teacher or school library.

"This is my way of giving back to my NYSUT colleagues, " Triller said.

Triller's story and several of her photographs were featured in the Sepember 2011 issue of NYSUT United. Go to and indicate that you are a New York educator and NYSUT member on your order.

CNN airs current events for students

CNN is marking the beginning of the back-to-school season with the return of "CNN Student News," a daily newscast for students streamed on

CNN Student News is a daily digest of the top news stories of the day, presented in a classroom-friendly, engaging format. For more than 20 years, the show has focused on a wide variety of news and feature stories.

The 10-minute newscast — a daily summary of top stories aimed at middle school, high school and college students — is also available for download on or on iTunes. The show will feature special programming segments focusing on the Democratic and Republican national conventions, the 2012 Presidential election and special observances including Hispanic Heritage Month and Constitution Day.