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New York State United Teachers

Why Did Weingarten Slight Teachout and Wu in the Final Hour?

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 11.15.2014 | New York
Mercedes Schneider

Cuomo publicly snubbed Teachout; Weingarten slighted Teachout in the final hour, behind her back, and in the name of a position so obscure to the general public that Weingarten must preface it with, "Hey, you know me as a union prez, but don't think of me that way right now..." And still, Teachout took a third of the vote from Cuomo.

Andrew Cuomo Unveils New York Education Agenda

Education Week, Bethesda, Md. | Andrew Ujifusa | Posted 03.16.2013 | Education

Expanding the amount of learning time for students and creating a new class of higher-paid "master teachers" are among the major changes New York stat...

Joy Resmovits

Standardized Tests To Weigh Less On Teachers, N.Y. Judge Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- Teachers unions have the right to collectively bargain over almost every component of teacher evaluations, an Albany County (N.Y.) Suprem...

Joy Resmovits

New York State Senate Considers Alternatives To Streamline Teacher Termination Hearings

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.24.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- A state Senate hearing in Albany on Monday explored ways to make the process for disciplining teachers suspected of incompetence or ethica...