Albany, NY, Feb 17, 2012 — Just hours before a deadline imposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, state education officials and the teachers unions came to some agreements on a statewide teacher evaluation plan. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has the story. Go to full article
We’re asking the governor and the legislature to revisit these draconian cuts.
Albany, NY, May 20, 2011 — Education groups, including the New York State United Teachers union, taking a cue from Governor Andrew Cuomo, have launched their own statewide tour to draw attention to teacher lay offs and school program cuts that they say are a result of school aid cuts in the state budget. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
It’s over with. There’s not going to be a so-called millionaire’s tax passed.
Albany, NY, May 19, 2011 — A proposal by Assembly Democrats to continue an income tax surcharge on millionaires is being praised by the teacher's union, but rejected by Senate Republicans. Go to full article