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  • Be the Change - Vote!

    There's no democratic party way to teach a class or a republican party method for instruction. When teaching civic involvement, there's only an American way to be part of the larger solution to...

  • All Kids Deserve It - Vote Yes!

    Soon this pandemic will be over. Businesses will flourish again with ballgames, concerts and packed beaches. Today, we have a choice to fund our future and give our kids a chance to make a comeback...

  • Thank You Essential Workers

    We are all in this together. Thank you to our Health Care Heroes on the front lines, to the Delivery Drivers, essential Retail, Construction, Telecom, and Utility Workers. Thank you, Grocers and...

  • Fund Our Public Schools, Fund Our Future

    New York State schools are owed more than $3.4 billion in Foundation Aid. Our schools and students are depending on the state to keep its promise. There is no lack of money in New York State....

  • Become A Teacher & Help Carry On Dr. Kings Legacy

    As early as kindergarten, educators across Long Island share stories of the life legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we question the issues of racism at all levels here on our beautiful island,...

  • Happy Holidays

    A message from Bob Claps from the Amityville Teachers Association and Phil Barbara with the Sachem Central Teachers Association. On behalf of the 60,000 plus Teachers who call Long Island their home...

  • 10 Things Teacher's Wish Parents Knew

    With a new school year kicking off, Newsday asked teachers to share 10 things they wish parents knew as the journey begins. Here’s how teachers across Long Island completed the prompt: “I wish...

  • Long Island Can Turn the Ugly Tide of Polluted Water

    In case you missed it, the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO recently sent out a communication about Long Island's water. This is an important issue not only for teacher's but for all working...

  • Support Your Community, Support Public Ed - Vote Yes May 21st!

    Strong communities have strong schools so it's up to us to support our children and give them the tools they need to succeed. We here at Long Island Teachers strongly encourage you to go out to the...

  • Parents Have Rights on Testing!

    It's that time again. As schools across New York State prepare for the administration of the grade 3-8 English Language Arts and Math tests in April and May, some school districts have provided...

  • Victory for Students and Educators in Los Angeles

    After two years of negotiations and six days on the picket lines, the United Teachers Los Angeles reached a tentative contract agreement with the L.A. school district. The details were worked out...

  • Teacher Leaders Brave the Cold to Stand Strong for Federal Workers

    On the corner of Clinton and Broadway in Albany, a wall of workers, unionists and faith leaders gathered in the cold to speak out against the injustices shown to federal workers this past month...

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