Professionals share experience, wisdom with students for Black History Month


This year, Troy’s Carroll Hill Elementary School students in the Reading and Recreation After-school Club are raising money to visit landmarks in Harlem, to compliment their studies of the Harlem Renaissance for Black History Month. Last year, they learned about the Negro Basketball League and went to Cooperstown as part of that lesson. Next year, […]

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Webinar offered to help undocumented students

NYSUT members can take part in a webinar on Wednesday offered by the National Education Association to learn more about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Undocumented Students program. DACA was created by President Obama in 2012 to provide young people born abroad but raised here a way to stay in the US […]

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Olympic fever in the classroom


I just can’t help myself. I have to watch. All that fun in the snow, all that glory, all that agony. Yes, it’s the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and there is so much to learn from it, long after the Games are over. I am right there (on the couch) cheering, yelling, screaming, night after […]

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