New York NOW

New NYSUT President Andy Pallotta

Season 2017 Episode 33 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Andy Pallotta, the new President of New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), took over for Karen Magee earlier this year. He discusses several topics including the continued opt-out movement by some parents across the state in regard to Common Core testing. Also, author and environmentalist, Bill McKibben, discusses his opposition to the under-construction Orange County power plant.

Aired: 08/18/17

Rating: NR

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