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The Truth About the District’s Budget, Part II: How to Spend the Additional Money

Colleagues, At the same time that the Rochester City School District continues to misrepresent and be dismissive of the hundreds of millions of dollars in additional Federal and State aid they are receiving, they are also holding forums to seek ideas on how to spend that money. The forums for RCSD employees are scheduled for this Wednesday, June 9th, from 2:30pm-3:30pm and 3:45pm-4:45pm. The...

Adam’s Update (6.6.21) Negotiations, Simultaneous Teaching, Layoffs & Displacements, APPR, Vaccinations, Rochester Teachers Care, the District’s Masking Policy

Colleagues, As we begin the final stretch for this school year, here’s a brief update on some current issues and developments: - Negotiations. The impasse in bargaining for a successor contract continues. After mediation failed, we filed with the NYS Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) for the next impasse resolution stage available to us: Fact Finding. We already submitted our brief and...

Adam’s Update (6.1.21) The Misrepresentation of the District’s Finances

Colleagues, Differences in school finances are not unusual. We’ve had these disputes before and I’m sure we’ll have them in the future, too. But the current District administration, in less than one year’s time, has brought the District’s fiscal management to a new level of incompetence and misrepresentation. This serves to further undermine the District's credibility and puts in jeopardy the...