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Adam’s Update (9.22.20) Negotiations, Retroactive Pay, Building Protocols, Virtual Walkthroughs, Funding, BENTE Layoffs

Colleagues, "Rochester teachers and their union join the rest of the community in mourning the tragic deaths of our two recent graduates, Jaquayla Young and Jarvis Alexander, killed during the recent horrific mass shooting in our city. Fourteen others suffered gun wounds. We re-commit ourselves to teaching all our students that such senseless violence is always wrong and that it is possible to...

Vote No to BENTE Layoffs

September 19, 2020 To: Members of the RCSD Board of Education On behalf of the 3200 members of the Rochester Teachers Association, I urge you to vote against the recommendation to layoff 221 members of the Board of Education Non-Teaching Employees (BENTE) members as of October 16, 2020. BENTE has provided the District a detailed and flexible plan to help our students and our community. The plan...

Statement on the Tragic Death of Daniel Prude

Dear Colleagues, As we again experience deep sadness and hurt, this time over the tragic death of Daniel Prude in our own community, our nation looks to educators to help teach our children that it is indeed possible to live in peace and to create a world with racial justice and dignity for all. Rochester teachers and their union rededicate ourselves to this goal and to the fulfillment of the...

Vote No to BENTE Layoffs

September 19, 2020 To: Members of the RCSD Board of Education On behalf of the 3200 members of the Rochester Teachers Association, I urge you to vote against the recommendation to layoff 221 members of the Board of Education Non-Teaching Employees (BENTE) members as...

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