ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), the statewide union representing some 600,000 educators—announced their support of a state legislative agenda that promotes racial justice. NYSUT leadership is calling for implicit bias training and greater diversity in the workforce.

“Social justice work is union work, and as a union of educators from diverse communities across New York, we know we can play a significant role in bringing about important social change,” NYSUT President Andy Pallotta said. “Whether it’s fighting for greater equity in school funding or seeking new ways to diversify the education workforce, there is work that can and should be done this legislative session to move us toward a more just public education system.”

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution