Tenure in public schools is under attack from critics who argue that the system protects incompetent teachers and
holds back students. But, is it more than that?
The Westbury Teachers Association in conjunction with NYSUT and First Book are haning out free books this Saturday, September19th, from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. in the Westbury High School Cafeteria.
Hank Sessa, NYS Retirement Guide
631 335 8201.
An affiliate of WTA
Summertime may be the right time to look, adjust, or learn more about your money and your retirement. Many people say “they just don’t know where to start” or know what is appropriate. Let me give you some suggestions or even a plan. The following list of ideas can be accomplished in any order. Set a deadline and get them all done.
Why Are Teachers in North Carolina Being Asked to Swap Due Process for a Pay Raise?
March 18, 2014 by twalker
The WTA and the Westbury UFSD are Petitioning the State on Behalf of Our Students
To the Honorable Members of the New York State Legislature:
We, the faculty, administrators and staff of the Westbury Union Free School District, in a joint effort, write this petition to the New York Legislature outlining the concerns we have and challenges our students face. These are presently making an impact in the quality of instruction and, soon, in the decisions we will have to make to our academic program.
In the new issue of American Educator, Martin J. Blank and Lisa Villarreal explain how more than 150 communities across the country have established community schools to reduce chronic absences due to poor health, decrease disciplinary issues and truancy rates, increase family engagement, expand educational opportunity, and ultimately improve teaching and learning.