Adam’s Update (4.14.20)

Colleagues, In the ongoing effort to balance next year’s budget, the Rochester City School District continues to target our most vulnerable students and their teachers.  Only a few weeks ago, the Board of Education decided to support a proposal to lay off 192...

A Teacher’s Response to the RCSD Board of Education

From the last BOE meeting it is my understanding that some members of the board believe that your K-5 teachers are currently taking a break from teaching.  This could not be FURTHER from the truth.  We are working harder and faster than ever before. Let me...

Adam’s Update (4.9.20)

Colleagues, First and foremost, thank you for all that you continue to do for your students during this difficult time. While schools remain closed, teachers are working as hard and as much as they do during “normal” times – if not more. Your professionalism,...

Adam’s Update (4.7.20)

Colleagues, Thank you to the more than 1600 RTA members who joined today’s Telephone Town Hall. As promised during my update, I want to offer some clarification about questions and concerns raised by the emails from the District concerning expectations from teachers...

Rochester’s Telephone Town Hall

Colleagues, With help from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), our national and state unions, there will be a special telephone town hall for all RTA members and members of the Rochester Association of...