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Thomas Y. Hobart Jr., the president of the New York State United Teachers since its creation in 1973, will not seek re-election next spring. Under his leadership, membership in NYSUT, the state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, has grown from 100,000 to roughly half a million. The union represents 95 percent of the state’s classroom teachers as well as other school employees.

Vol. 24, Issue 11, Page 4

Published in Print: November 10, 2004, as Stepping Down

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