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  • WELCOME ! To the all new YCT Website!
    Updated On: Apr 16, 2018

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    In order to make the website more secure and provide a more personalized experience, all members will need to register with this website to access password protected areas such as contracts, meeting minutes, and to sign up for emails and special notifications. 

    IMPORTANT: When registering, you should select the bargaining unit you belong to - You will also have the opportunity to sign up for the appropriate mailing lists.

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    Paid summer breaks and other common myths about teachers

    By Dakin Andone, CNN Updated 7:24 PM ET, Sun April 15, 2018

    These teachers work extra jobs to pay the bills 

    (CNN)As teachers in several states across the United States protest for higher pay and more funding for public education, lawmakers and onlookers are debating whether teachers deserve more money.

    But many of the arguments against teachers' demands are based on misconceptions about the teaching profession and how they're compensated.

    Here are a few common myths about teachers and their pay.

    MYTH: Teachers work less than other professionals

    According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average length of an American school day is just over 6.5 hours. But teachers work much longer than that.

    Kristen Emanuel, a 7th grade teacher in New York City, said she regularly works 11 hours a day. Nine of those are spent at school.

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