General News Updates

  • Cuomo calls for review of Common Core standards, curriculum, tests

    09.04.2015/General News
      September 3, 2015 10:52 PMBy JOHN HILDEBRAND AND JOIE TYRRELL Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, citing growing parent opposition to Common Core testing, called Thursday for a sweeping review of the state's academic standards, curriculum...
  • Newsday: Bay Shore/Brightwaters residents oppose proposed charter school

    09.01.2015/General News
    A proposed charter school that its organizers say could eventually serve more than 600 students in the Bay Shore, Brentwood and Central Islip districts has drawn strong opposition from some school leaders, who say it would create...
  • Long Island Teachers Back to School Campaign

    09.01.2015/General News
    Visit to hear the radio and Pandora ad...   Back to School season is a very busy time for Long Island teachers.  Many educators have spent the entire summer preparing for this week either...
  • For most teachers, the Summer is on!

    08.24.2015/General News
    Click here to check out the landing page with the radio ad for the Long Island Teachers Summer's On campaign which is running through August 31st. Commack's Rob Ciani and Hicksville's Joan Deem recorded the :30 second ad which...
  • BSCTA app-like mobile shortcut instructions

    07.02.2015/General News
      iPhone Above:   Adding an app-like shortcut to your smartphone is easy, simply figure out if you have an android or iphone and follow the instructions in the image.   Please note: These steps vary depending on the age of your...
  • Long Island Teachers Ad Campaign

    05.15.2015/General News
    In an effort to promote the positives of our great public school system here on Long  Island, the Public Relations committee of the Long Island Presidents Council has invested in a digital, radio and Pandora ad campaign to...

    Win Tickets from UCOMM Radio

    04.25.2015/General News
    To win a pair of tickets to see Primus at The Paramount in Huntington, simply email your name and phone number to with a note on why you should win these tickets. Make sure you mention you're a member of...

    The Answer Works for Working People!

    04.23.2015/General News
    The Answer email communication is an efficient way to get info on the issues important to you and your co-workers. Be sure to talk it up at the workplace and get all BSCTA members to sign up on our website.