Through the AFT Plus/Union Plus program, Union members receive discounts on everything from car rentals to hotels to pet insurance. This is a terrific benefit that more people need to take advantage of.
What's at stake for members and their families? Working families deserve effective representation in government. The first step is to elect people who will stand up for what's right. NTU COPE works to support candidates for local, state and national office who will fight for such important issues as:
Summer is upon us, and parents, children and teachers are winding down from what has been an exhausting and fully operational school year—the first since the devastating pandemic. The long-lasting impact of COVID-19 has affected our students’ and families’ well-being and ignited the politics surrounding public schools. All signs point to the coming school year unfolding with the same sound and fury, and if extremist culture warriors have their way, being even more divisive and stressful.
Please note that May 26th and May 30th are the work days before and after a holiday. To ensure that you get paid for the holiday weekend, you must take a personal day if you are going to be absent on any of those days.
You can take a sick day on those days as long as it is part of an approved medical leave. Unless it is part of an extended FMLA, you must submit a medical certificate to NBOE Office of Administrative Services
On April 25, 2023, Newark voters overwhelmingly approved next year’s school budget. We are extremely appreciative of Newark residents’ support of our vision to build a new educational ecosystem that provides a world-class education for every child in Newark.
The fact is that Newark residents have been paying well over $130 million in taxes each year for over a decade. While this year Governor Murphy gave Newark the largest allocation of state aid in history, and we are extremely appreciative of
I cannot begin to tell or describe the significance of the role you play in the daily lives of our students. While I didn’t need a global pandemic to prove to anyone your commitment to our students, the lingering effects of that time period continue to reveal themselves and are yet truly unknown. You are survivors. And, look at what you do. You are still giving us your all. You are our star polishers and you are making our stars shine.
As Superintendent, I understand the depth of the importance