Monthly Archives: March 2016

Meet the candidates at CNY Labor Council meetings.

WDEA members are invited to attend upcoming Central NY labor council meetings in Syracuse to meet local candidates and discuss critical issues in education and labor. April 20th, 5:30PM, 317 Spencer St., Syracuse.  Meet Assemblyman Al Stirpe and Onondaga Health … Continue reading

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Teachers and neighbors organize for family fun 5K April 10th

​ Don’t miss the PWP 5k run/walk on Sunday, April 10th, in the heart of Westvale on Syracuse’s west side.  Now in it’s 4th year, the PWP (Paint Westvale Purple) race is being organized by a team of neighbors and … Continue reading

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NYSUT Supports Members’ Choice to Opt Out

Testing season is rapidly approaching and there has been much conversation at the state level about opting out of the grade 3-8 ELA and Math exams again this year. Last year over 200,000 students and their parents refused the exams … Continue reading

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Order your BOGO tickets to Hall of Fame game

NYSUT members can order special two-for-one tickets to the Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown Saturday, May 28. Go to or call 877-726-9028. Use the code NYSUT16.

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Syracuse TA launches letter campaign to blast receivership law

It’s an assault on bargaining rights and education law; it’s undemocratic; it’s based on flawed measures, and it hasn’t worked anywhere. These are the reasons New Yorkers oppose the receivership law, according to a new letter-writing campaign launched by the … Continue reading

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NYSUT mobilizes at Fight for $15 rally in Albany

NYSUT Exec VP Andy Pallotta welcomed the crowd of thousands to the Empire State Plaza this week for a rally to support the fight for a $15 minimum wage. Go to @nysut to see tweets and photos of the event. In addition … Continue reading

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Union calls on Senate to do its job after Obama nominates Merrick Garland to U.S. Supreme Court

NYSUT issued this statement regarding the president’s nomination this week: “We are pleased that President Obama has fulfilled his constitutional obligation and moved forward a qualified nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court. The U.S. Senate should now fulfill its constitutional obligation and … Continue reading

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