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Position Paper on the Un-Constitutional Reform Bill

I don't know why I remember this story, but when I was a kid, my aunt was in a relatively minor car accident. Thankfully she was OK, and is totally healthy today, but I still remember the very brief conversation I had with my mother about the accident some 30 years ago. It seems there [...]

May 4th, 2015|

Sign the AFT Petition: Tell Congress to ESEA Right This Time!

All signs point to Congress reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The last major overhaul, known as the No Child Left Behind Act, got many things wrong. Testing should never be at the center of education policy, but it has a role to play. That’s why the AFT calling on Congress to make the following [...]

January 29th, 2015|

President’s Blog – Haase on Iannuzzi on Leadership

I know the President's Blog should be used for my own personal rantings (which I admit, will be a challenge to keep up with!), but I found past-president Dick Iannuzzi's statement on leadership and the challenge of pursuing one's vision printed in April's NYSUT United inspiring, so I'm going to share my reactions and the link [...]

May 2nd, 2014|