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'Fund Our Future' campaign begins

As MTA President Merrie Najimy likes to say, “In the words of Twisted Sister, ‘We’re not going to take it anymore!’” The “it” in this case is the chronic underfunding of public education, from prekindergarten through higher education.

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2017-18 Legislative Session
Rethinking public education

MTA priority legislation calls for a moratorium on high-stakes testing and fully funding our schools.

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Bills focus on ending adjunct exploitation

Adjunct faculty represented by the MTA, UAW and SEIU gathered before testifying on bills to improve working conditions.

The contributions that adjuncts make are enormous, but the compensation is pitiful.

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Holes in safety net need patching

Retired MTA members urge legislators to fix holes, bring greater fairness to the system.

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ESPs join the fight for $15

Educators support legislation that would boost the state's minimum wage to $15.

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