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Nov 16/In the News
Happy School Related Professionals Day
Working with special needs students is a labor of love. Their hard work, great attitudes and helpfulness is an inspiration to students and adults blessed enough to know them. As a paraprofessional, I...
May 12/In the News
Vote YES May 17th On Your School Budget!
This Tuesday is a big day for Long Island! It’s time to get out and vote Yes on your school budget. Public schools thrive when the community and educators come together with the common goal of...
Feb 03/In the News
We've Got Your Back Parents, Thanks for Having Ours
You only get to be a kid once, so there's no way for today's students to tell you how school felt 12 years ago. But educators around long enough will tell you... it's not the same. Economic crisis...
Feb 02/In the News
Newsday: The school year began with tempered hopes of a new normal. Then omicron hit.
Click below to watch the video interview or click here to read the story on Newsday.com. Video of The school year began with tempered hopes of a new normal. Then omicron hit.
Feb 01/In the News
Celebrating Black History Month
Join the statewide union on February 17, 2022, for a virtual celebration of Black History Month. This year’s event will highlight the importance of health and wellness. Hosted by NYSUT Secretary-...
Jan 13/In the News
NYSUT statement on Nassau County school mask executive order
New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement today regarding Nassau County’s executive order on masks in schools: “It’s unbelievable that nearly two years...
Jan 12/In the News
LI Press: Schools Need Community Support More Than Ever
This editorial was written by Richard Haase, President of the Half Hollow Hills Teachers Association and the PR chair for LongIslandTeachers.org Covid has upended the lives of many working...
Dec 20/In the News
Potential Harmful TikTok Challenge
This has been yet another tough week for educators across the state and the nation. Friday, a number of districts closed and all of you were put on high alert after concerns about school violence...
Dec 19/In the News
NYSUT commends Regents for listening to LI communities’ charter school concerns
New York State United Teachers issued the following statement today on the state Board of Regents’ rejection of a SUNY Board of Trustees Charter School Committee recommendation to authorize new...
Dec 16/In the News
NYSUT 'Future Forward' report: NY must envision new future for public education
At a time of unprecedented challenges facing public education, New York State United Teachers today released a new report outlining nearly 20 federal, state and local policy recommendations from...
Dec 15/In the News
Happy Holidays - Thank You Educators & Parents
Excitement is building at Public Schools across Long Island as we head into this Holiday Season. In person events like concerts and art shows have returned to usher in the sense of caring and...
Aug 31/In the News
Let's Keep Schools Open and Safe!
Nothing matters more this school year than keeping our schools open for in person learning while keeping them safe. In a long list of things that matter, those matter most. The choices we make don't...