Things to Know- April 24

This week’s update is focused on how the City’s budget cuts are affecting us. The letter also focuses more on national politics than previous letters that only focused on DOE and NYC issues. But the root of the budget cuts problem is at the federal level, so please take time to consider the following…. Read More


The Department of Education, in consultation with the union, has issued new guidance to principals about issues facing our schools during this challenging time. The FAQ released by the DOE this week answers some of the pressing questions that have arisen since we entered the remote teaching and learning era on March… Read More

Call to Action: #Closenycschools

#Closetheschools: A Plea from the UFT Solidarity Council and Membership UFT Solidarity urges members to please sign and share this petition to close NYC Schools and protect members in Central Offices:     Over the weekend, Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency across New York State and urged people… Read More

Discontinued Teacher Class Action Lawsuit Meeting

Discontinued teachers are banding together to fight back for their careers and dignity! A Solidarity member contacted Laura Barbieri from Advocates for Justice Chartered Attorneys. She is willing to represent discontinued teachers in a lawsuit against the DOE. We hope to see you then! Please email for more information… Read More