CSEA Unit 9169 President’s Response to Yonkers Federation of Teachers and City Council Press Release for Long-Term Pause
By President DULANI TURNER

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YONKERS, NY — December 23, 2020 — As CSEA UNIT 9169 President it is my duty to represent my 1,500 members to the best of my abilities and to tell their side of the story. In recent events, Dr. Edwin Quezada Superintendent of Yonkers Public Schools announced that schools will be 100% remote during the week of January 4th to …

eHeziCSEA Unit 9169 President’s Response to Yonkers Federation of Teachers and City Council Press Release for Long-Term Pause
By President DULANI TURNER

Yonkers Public Schools Complete COVID-19 Yellow Zone Testing 841 Students and Staff – Only 2 Positive Results

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YONKERS, NY – Today, December 1, 2020 the Yonkers Public Schools completed testing at 14 schools located in the City of Yonkers designated Yellow Zone on November 23, 2020 by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. The school district initiated the voluntary testing process in compliance with the Governor’s COVID-19 orders, “UPDATE: Effective the week of November 16, 2020, schools …

eHeziYonkers Public Schools Complete COVID-19 Yellow Zone Testing 841 Students and Staff – Only 2 Positive Results

Concerned Parents of Yonkers Public Schools Speak to the Opening of the School and Its Aftermath on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, September 11, 2020 From 10am-12Noon

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Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via the following hyperlink – http://tobtr.com/s/11799370  Listeners are welcome to share their perspective and/or inquiry. Call 347-205-9201. The subject matter to be discussed is defined herein. YONKERS, NY — September 11, 2020 — Yonkers Public cool Parents/Guardian among other stakeholders engage in a discussion regarding the issues that became evident with the …

eHeziConcerned Parents of Yonkers Public Schools Speak to the Opening of the School and Its Aftermath on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, September 11, 2020 From 10am-12Noon

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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CSEA 9169 Letter Addressing Members, Families, and the Greater Yonkers Community Family
By CSEA 9169 President LIONEL TURNER

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YONKERS, NY — April 8, 2020 — We have just received news that one of our Member has passed away from COVID 19. We have lost a Colleague, Friend, a Mother and a Special Spirit today. We are devastated and alarmed of her death. CSEA 9169 has followed the guidelines laid down by Yonkers Public Schools Superintendent Edwin Quezada  and …

TribuneCSEA 9169 Letter Addressing Members, Families, and the Greater Yonkers Community Family
By CSEA 9169 President LIONEL TURNER

Yonkers Public Schools to Close Friday, March 13th to Develop Instructional Continuity Plans

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City of Yonkers Cancels City Sponsored Programs in Effort to Contain the Spread of the Coronavirus YONKERS, NY – March 12, 2020 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced several closures and cancellations of city sponsored events and programs in its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada …

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Yonkers Board of Education Trustees Unanimously Adopt a Five Year contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada

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YONKERS, NY – February 27, 2020 — At the February 26, 2020 Stated Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees unanimously adopted Resolution 10.8 appointing Dr. Edwin M. Quezada to a new five year term as superintendent of schools. The new contract commences February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2025. Yonkers Board of Education President Rev. Steve Lopez …

eHeziYonkers Board of Education Trustees Unanimously Adopt a Five Year contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo To Increase Education Funding in 2021 Executive Budget
By NYS Assemblyman NADER SAYEGH

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ALBANY, NY and YONKERS, NY — January 24, 2020 — On Tuesday, January 21st, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled his proposed FY2021 Executive Budget to the New York State Legislature. In the budget, the Governor proposed an increase of $826 million in total education funding, with an estimated $704 million going towards Foundation Aid. Assemblyman Nader Sayegh pointed out that this …

eHeziAssemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo To Increase Education Funding in 2021 Executive Budget
By NYS Assemblyman NADER SAYEGH

The Yonkers Public Schools Achievement Record Extolled Yet is Deficient of the Accolades Expressed
By HEZI ARIS

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“Impressive Assertions!” Falsehoods v Facts Hezitorial  Which Figures Are to Be Believed? FALSEHOOD: Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) Celebrates Deceitful Assertion of  Positive Five Years Trajectory of Yonkers Public Schools Scores  Because the complexity of the issue herein cannot compare visuals side by side, it may be best to convulsively regurgitate that espoused by the YBoE who sent out the …

eHeziThe Yonkers Public Schools Achievement Record Extolled Yet is Deficient of the Accolades Expressed
By HEZI ARIS

MOODY’S: Fiscal Constraints Bring a Negative Outlook for Yonkers
By BRIAN HARROD

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YONKERS, NY — July 5, 2019 — Narrow reserves drove the City of Yonkers’ bond rating to be downgraded despite recent momentum attracting new residents through transit-oriented development. Moody’s Investors Service revised its credit outlook for Yonkers’ A2-rated debt from STABLE to NEGATIVE on Tuesday, July 3, 2019, citing a weak fund balance and liquidity levels.  Yonkers is also facing …

eHeziMOODY’S: Fiscal Constraints Bring a Negative Outlook for Yonkers
By BRIAN HARROD