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COMMENTARY: Too hot to learn: We can't tolerate inadequate climate control in NY schools

"As a mom of four kids and president of New York State United Teachers, I’ve had countless conversations with educators and public school parents who are concerned about the impacts of counterproductive, high-stakes testing," says NYSUT President Melinda Person. "It’s a major issue that requires a new vision and bold action from New York's elected officials and education leaders."
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Help NYSUT Fix Tier 6!

We have work to do to make public service retirement fair for everyone – and we can’t do it without you! Find out how you can get involved and help FIX TIER 6!
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Overheated: NYSUT assembles classroom heat report for legislators

This January, as legislators return to icy Albany, they will be confronted by a heatwave, with hundreds of educators taking the opportunity to speak up about spiking temperatures in their classrooms.
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Support the Farmingdale community with a donation to NYSUT's relief fund

We join all who knew Farmingdale educators Beatrice Ferarri and Gina Pellettiere in their grief. As the impact of this trauma will be felt by students, educators and family members in Farmingdale and beyond, we encourage your donations to the NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund to help support those affected by this unimaginable tragedy.
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NYSUT mourns Farmingdale educators killed in tragic bus crash

"Our NYSUT family is devastated by the gravity of this tragedy, especially the loss of two exceptional educators and the injuries suffered by so many students," said NYSUT President Melinda Person.
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Inaugural NYSUT Members of Color event features keynote speaker Sheryl Lee Ralph

The inaugural meeting of the NYSUT Members of Color Affinity and Action Project was held virtually on Sept. 20. The convening featured a diverse slate of nearly 200 NYSUT members and a keynote by Sheryl Lee Ralph, star of ABC’s comedy series “Abbott Elementary.”



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