As the school year draws to a close, all of us at NYSUT want to thank you for your tremendous dedication. It’s been a challenging year — but through it all, you've stood strong and persevered. Over and over, you've shown how public schools are the place where students, parents and educators come together as a community.
U.S. Supreme Court hands down landmark cases
This week, the Supreme Court handed down multiple decisions that will touch the lives of millions of Americans. Earlier this week, in Carson v. Makin, the court laid the groundwork that states must provide publ
Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday signed a bill suspending, for an additional year, the Annual Professional Performance Review process. Advanced through grassroots advocacy from NYSUT members and lobbying by union legislative staff, the bill recently passed both the state Senate and the Assembly.
“As we come to the end of another school year that has been anything but normal, we welcome the governor’s decision to suspend the APPR process for another year,” said NYSUT President Andy Pallotta. “We will continue working with the legislature and the governor to address the APPR
Moving Forward from the Election – Training Opportunity
As the votes continue to be counted, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are on track to win more than 270 electoral votes and become President and Vice President of the United States. This is thanks in large part to all of the work union members, and our partners have done to engage and mobilize workers in this election. In addition to our election work, we have all been working to ensure that we count every vote and we have seen the success of our efforts across the country.
But once we get the Biden/Harris ticket into office, we must rebuild