In the North Country, local unions take action with apples


Kathryn Brown of the Chazy Teachers Association and NYSUT Executive Vice President Andy Pallotta flank a sign opposing overtesting, at the “All Together Fall” education festival in Plattsburgh, held the last Saturday of September. The annual outdoor event is sponsored by teachers associations from local education unions in the North Country, and by the Northeast […]

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Volunteers ready to unpack, stack First Books


Students in the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES “School to Work” program (see photo) fold and count “Leaders for Literacy” event shirts and practice how to count and stack the books that will arrive Tuesday as part of First Book’s Truckload Challenge. Volunteers and educators from WSWHE and NYSUT are getting ready to hand out 42,000 free books […]

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WNY members take the pledge for public schools

Cheektowaga Central School teachers celebrate Day of Blue.

Members from Cheektowaga Central Teachers Association, standing in front of Cheektowaga Central High School, spread the message that “Our classroom matters — Respect public schools” during a special Day of Action held throughout Western New York on Monday, Sept. 8. Educators wore blue in a show of solidarity and took this pledge to convey to […]

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