Liz Benjamin of Capital Tonight interviews the AFT’s Randi Weingarten about bullying and how teachers are dealing with the problem. Here’s the link to the show. It’s a 10-minute interview, unheard of on so many shows that are barely giving the topic two minutes. You can read more of NYSUT’s coverage of this graceful, yet […]

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Jeopardy: The answer is… Randi Weingarten

In case you missed it, here’s the question involving Randi Weingarten on Jeopardy Tuesday night. Our AFT President is getting a lot of mileage out of it. She has tweeted she thought the  question and answer was “a hoot” and noted this morning that “I have gotten more calls about this than ANY education idea […]

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NYSUT in AFT convention videos

If you go to www.aft.org you can easily find videos from the AFT’s Teach convention. You don’t have to go to YouTube, good news for those of who who can’t go to that site from work. NYSUT is featured in the Innovation Fund video, of course. Paul Krugman’s speech, as well as an enlightening question-and-answer […]

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Take a deep breath

Feel the air you are breathing; pay attention. April 11 is National Healthy Schools Day, and the AFT is encouraging schools, parents and workers across the country to highlight the importance of clean indoor air in schools. The objective is to create an activity at your school  to educate students and staff, and celebrate any […]

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