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November

In Honor of Veterans Day 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

It is the soldier who salutes the flag, Who serves beneath the flag, And whose coffin is draped by the flag... —Charles M. Province

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September

The NCCFT Asks Election District 19 to Vote for Laura Curran for Nassau County Executive

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On September 26, NCCFT President Frank Frisenda, together with Political Action Committee co-chairs Christine Tuaillon and Uzo Osuno, attended a meeting of Election District 19, the boundaries of which include Nassau Community College. Approximately forty K-12 union presidents were in attendance. President Frisenda introduced Laura Curran to the group as the NCCFT's endorsed candidate for…

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September

September 11th – In Memorium

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Earlier today, at Nassau Community College's 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, NCCFT President Frank Frisenda made this statement: It was a sunny Tuesday morning. Summer break was over and the Fall semester was just getting under way.  I had just started waking up my class of freshman students, who were full of wonder and hope for their…

4 th
September

What Have Unions Ever Done For Us? This Cartoon Says It All

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

All too many people in the United States need to be reminded of this on a daily basis, but on Labor Day especially, it's good for us to remind ourselves why unions matter. Click the image to see it full size:

28 th
August

Please Contribute to the AFT’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

We just received the following email from the AFT concerning a relief fund they've set up for people impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Please contribute if you can: We just got off the phone with AFT leaders in Texas. As everyone who has turned on an electronic device this weekend knows, the state, particularly the Gulf Coast,…

21 st
August

The Perception Gap When It Comes To Public School Quality

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Why do Americans think so poorly of our country’s public schools? This is the question Jack Schneider asks in a recent piece in The Atlantic, in which he considers the implications of what might seem a counterintuitive finding of the Phi Delta Kappan/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. As Schneider puts…

7 th
August

NYUST/AFT Monthly Roundup

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Here's a roundup of some of the latest news from NYSUT and the AFT: "New York State United Teachers today commended the Regents for refusing to approve the early renewals of eight Success Academy charter schools, correctly noting that it violates the spirit of the charter school law to grant early renewals to charters with…

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