Follow the Yellow Brick Road. To the Capitol.


“Dorothy” and “Scarecrow” are real-life sisters, and they came from Michigan and Wisconsin to support New Yorkers in trouble. They stood front and center at the NYSUT rally on Tuesday to support public education, held at the state capital.

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VIDEO: How it feels to be a teacher in the current climate

Mark Rosengarten teaches chemistry in Wallkill and is a proud member of the Washingtonville TA. Check out his poem about the current climate.

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Phelps-Clifton Springs community fights for its schools

In two nights over two weeks, educators, community members and students of the Midlakes school district put pen to paper. Together, 186 people wrote their hearts out to lawmakers, asking them to restore aid to education. “Besides that many community members thanked us for holding the event they also shared personal stories of positive experiences […]

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Businesses raising millions to “blunt influence of public-sector unions.”

So did anybody else miss the Wall Street Journal article on Dec. 1? It said that business leaders and civic groups are planning to raise millions of dollars “to create a counterweight to education, health-care and municipal unions, whose vast lobbying budgets, disciplined tactics and members willing to appear at rallies have helped ward off […]

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