We're a member-driven union on the march

Magee, Karen E.
May 2014
NYSUT United;May/Jun2014, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p3
The article presents the author's views on the efforts of the union New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) to improve the education system in the state. She talks about working as the president of the union, and challenges for the NYSUT. She talks about their efforts to deal with issues like tightening of budget for public schools and harmful government policies. She also talks about re-establishing communication with Governor Andrew Cuomo and State Education Commissioner John King Jr.


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