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Thank you for all you do!

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


Union wins APPR reprieve

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


The Safe Driving Class on March 25th and 26th is full.  At this time registration is closed.

RAC report 
(Retirees Advisory Committee)
Mike Andrew
     On 9/15/16 we met in Albany to review the work of the previous year and begin to develop a plan for the next term of the Retirees Advisory Council. Rod Sherman began the meeting by reviewing the positive feed back concerning the members work in identifying areas of the New York State Constitution that will be challenged if there is to be a Constitutional Convention. 
     There then followed a lengthy discussion regarding the confusion surrounding retirees contributions to Vote-Cope. The issue seems to be that local presidents do not