YFT (Yonkers Federation of Teachers Releases Letter to Community Highlighting Ongoing School Reopening Issues

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SUMMARY: YFT cites ventilation and window work, lack of key protocols and procedures, inadequate access to PPE as top concerns that still must be addressed YONKERS, NY — The Yonkers Federation of Teachers today released an open letter to the Yonkers Public Schools community to raise awareness of ongoing issues related to the reopening of school buildings this coming Monday …

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YFT Member Action Needed Now!

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Dear YFT Members, The Yonkers Public Schools have only been open a few days and already COVID 19 positive cases are being identified. Any hope that Superintendent Quezada was going to make the health and safety of the district’s employees a priority is quickly dimming. Since the opening of schools at least four schools have COVID positive cases or cases …

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Yonkers Council of PTA/PTSAs Responds to Yonkers Federation of Teachers

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YONKERS, NY — September 5, 2020 — This morning, the YFT issued a one-page memo to its teachers addressing concerns relative to technology and overall safety issues the teachers may face on Tuesday, the first day of school and remote learning. The YCPTA, speaking on behalf of the parents and children of the City of Yonkers, is extremely frustrated that a …

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Westchester, Putnam Teacher Leadership to Unveil “Solidarity Quilt”

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HARRISON, NY –  April 4, 2013 – Leaders from teachers unions and administration from throughout Westchester and Putnam Counties will hold a news conference Thursday to unveil a “solidarity quilt” for residents of Newtown, Connecticutt, and react to a proposal by the National Rifle Association to arm teachers in schools.

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Education Committee Chairman Sabatino Calls Meeting for Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

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YONKERS, NY — December 30, 2012 — Yonkers Education Chair Michael Sabatino (District 3) [RIGHT], has called for an Education Committee Meeting for Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.. The purpose is to discuss the Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) and the teachers’ contract. Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio [CENTER] and Yonkers Federation of Teachers (YFT) President …

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Yonkers Teachers Shocked by Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio’s Comments

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Many Yonkers teachers advise being shocked to have read that Yonkers Public Schools’ Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio had stated that a call for the return of guidance counselors, social workers, and psychologists is a “selfish act”.

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YFT to Demonstrate their Support for Return of Certified Pupil Support Services

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YONKERS, NY – The Yonkers Federation of Teachers (YFT)are asking their membership to demonstrate their concern to Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano for the return of Certified Pupil support Services for the student body. The demonstration is to take place on Thursday, October 11th, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at the Cross County Shopping Center, at the Central Avenue entrance to …

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EXCLUSIVE: Yonkers Cross Hill Academy Teacher Teacher Anthony Marinello Charged with Grand Larceny By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – March 28, 2012 – It was on March 28,2012 when the Yonkers Tribune reported about the accusation lodged against Anthony Marinello, a teacher at Cross Hill Academy, who was arrested the day before by Pelham Police Department Detective Hynes over the Offense of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a violation of Penal Law PL 155.35 DF3. …

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Yonkers Federation of Teachers Assert Standing United in Support of the Public Interest Over that of Millionaires

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Defining themselves as both teachers likely parents, The Yonkers Federation of Teachers divulged their collective support for the community’s cry for help from Governor Cuomo, by asking for restoration of funding for “our” students  to restore Art, Music, Physical Education, Library media services, Reading, Guidance, Psychologists, Social workers, Industrial arts, Health and many more valuable resources to the schools. “The …

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Teachers, Parents Issue “Progress Report” on Pain Caused by State Cuts

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YONKERS, NY — Despite claims that $1.3 billion in state budget cuts could easily be absorbed by school districts, Yonkers education leaders say the first three weeks of school have revealed just the opposite. In a “progress report” to be delivered at a Monday news conference, the Yonkers Federation of Teachers and other Westchester-area educators will detail how deep program …

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