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NTU Legal Victories – These cases matter. If the Governor and Cerf had prevailed at the Supreme Court there wouldn’t be a worry over contract negotiations—there’d be not contract.  If Cerf and his friends in the corporate charter school industry had prevailed at the State Board of Education in seeking to devalue certifications for charter school teachers, how long do you think they would take to come after yours?

The NJ Supreme Court has denied the state’s latest petition to freeze education funding and to grant the Commissioner of Education authority to override teachers’ contracts. Summarily



Seton Hall Informational Meeting - Seton Hall University will be holding an Open House/Information Session for their next Executive M.A. & Ed.S Degree Program in Education Leadership, Management, and Policy on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 4:30pm at the NTU Offices at 1019 Broad Street, Newark.  For more information, see the attached flyer.

In Solidarity,  

Mike Maillaro

Director of Research and Communication

Newark Teachers Union

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13th Ave Special Ed Teacher recognized by PIX11

Every day teachers throughout Newark perform acts of heroism to make the lives of their students better.   PIX 11 decided to honor Shylene Camacho of 13th Avenue School for her work with special needs students.  Check out the story and video here!


The NTU and our community and legal partners continue to rack up major legal victories against the State in their battle to devalue educators and destroy public education:

1) The NJ Supreme Court has denied the state’s latest petition to freeze education funding and to grant the Commissioner of Education authority to override teachers contracts. Summarily, the bogus lawsuit claiming tenure and Newark teachers are an impediment to student learning has been dismissed and declared moot.

2) Moments ago, on a 6-2 vote, the State Board of Education rejected Governor Christie's proposal to



1. Day Of Action: Thursday’s Day Of Action was a great success.  We had actions all around the city, and you can find pictures on our Facebook and website.  If you have any pictures from your school, send them along to Actions like this are vital to build up solidarity and show that we will fight back!  This is also why it’s so important to be engaged in our Respect The Contract campaign and letter writing campaigns.  Thank you!

2. Stipend Payment: At the Superintendent’s meeting three weeks ago, we were told the stipend payment would be coming


AFT National President Randi Weingarten joined NTU President John M. Abeigon and NPS staff as part of the National Day of Action!  We had action at schools all across the city!  More pictures to come!

East Side

East Side

American History High

Wilson Ave

Ridge Street

Ellott Street


Office of Early Childhood

Central High School

Ann Street School

10th Street School

Ivy Hill School

E Alma Flagg School

Arts High School

Science Park High

South Street School

Speedway Academies

Newark Leadership Academy

Samuel Berliner

Ann Street Annex

Horton Street School