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NTU Update - February 16, 2016


1) Advisory Board Meeting:  The NTU has had several big legal victories in recent weeks, and we need to keep the momentum going.  Make sure you get out to next week’s Advisory Board meeting and get your voice heard!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
Ivy Hill Elementary School
107 Ivy Hill
Newark, NJ 07108

If you would like to speak at the meeting, make sure you fill out the online form.


NTU in the News - February 3, 2016

In the February 3 issue of Politifax, NTU was named one of their winners of the week for our victory over the Superintedent's unilateral attempt to change our prescription plan!

Time to shed some light on corporate-backed charters

As these charters have grown, banks and corporations have developed ways, and found alternative credit routes, to provide capital to charter schools at favorable rates. What are these rates? And what are they funding? Have taxpayers and state legislators had an opportunity to review these credit applications?


Prescription Update - January 29 - VICTORY!!

WE WON!  The judge has issued an injunction and a Temporary Restraining Order against Superintendent’s Cerf unilateral attempts to change our Prescription Plan. You may continue to use your current GPP Rx Card.    Details to follow!

Seton Hall Open House - Tuesday, February 23

Dear Educator,
Seton Hall University will be holding an Open House/Information Session for our next Executive M.A. & Ed.S Degree Program in Education Leadership, Management, and Policy on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 4:30pm at the NTU Offices at 1019 Broad Street, Newark. 
Our program will enable you to work towards a Supervisor, Principal, and Superintendent certifications through a nationally acclaimed leadership program.

Prescription Update - January 20

Rx UPDATE 1/20...As you may be aware, the Newark Public Schools has attempted to unilaterally change the prescription benefits provider for the Supplemental Fringe Benefits Fund from GPP to Benecard effective February 1, 2016.