Friday, May 13, 2022

HOCHUL SIGNS BILL SUSPENDING APPR FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR

From the NYSUT Weekly Update:

Union wins APPR reprieve

Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday signed a bill suspending, for an additional year, the Annual Professional Performance Review process. Advanced through grassroots advocacy from NYSUT members and lobbying by union legislative staff, the bill recently passed both the state Senate and the Assembly.

“As we come to the end of another school year that has been anything but normal, we welcome the governor’s decision to suspend the APPR process for another year,” said NYSUT President Andy Pallotta. “We will continue working with the legislature and the governor to address the APPR process.”


Will NYC opt out of this state law with the UFT's approval? President Michael Mulgrew claims he signed a waiver request so why did this victory statement come from NYSUT but there's nothing from the UFT? Stay tuned.


9 comments:

Anonymous said...

The uft union needs to step up to the plate now and make sure nyc is opting in to this mandated rule as well. Its true this year has been anything but normal. Our so called union UFT really needs to fight for our teachers. So so tired hete of being on the short end of the stick. Would this bullcrap happen if this was the NYPD or Firefighters union.

Anonymous said...

Of course we're told in 6 weeks before the end of the school year. Typical bureaucrats.

Anonymous said...

Too little, too late. The stupid NYSUT needs to fight for a COMPLETE REPEAL of the evaluation law.

Anonymous said...

They need to pass a law to prevent asshole mayors trying to extend the school day/year

Anonymous said...

How can we get excited about this when last year it also passed and then nyc teachers still had evaluations?

Anonymous said...

And you missed extend the school week. Banks wants kids in school on Saturday and Sunday.
Good luck with recruiting teachers in hard to staff licenses now!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

12:39: Very easy, offer a hefty raise to those willing to work weekends and puny raise to those who don't.

Anonymous said...

If APPR IS SUSPEDNED, why are MOSLs happening.


I’m not an apologist for the kids, but how much darn testing is there? Jeez. Let’s make them hate school even more