Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, in the 2015-16 school year, the Board of Regents and I placed a hold on the use of student performance measures based on the grades 3-8 ELA and math State assessments as part of teacher and principal evaluations which continues through the 2018-19 school … Read More
Here we share a simple guide to finding out who did obtain the positions experienced ATRs have applied for.
Just follow the steps here and you should be able to see the license and years experience of the employees who did obtain the position you applied for. If you … Read More
School excessing is supposed to be performed in reverse seniority. Those teachers would then be placed in the Absent Teacher Reserve (ATR) pool. This would imply that … Read More
There is not much to say here except that this is truly unfortunate. Contractual violations hurt members and often times hurt students and school communities. The UFT leadership went head to head with Mayor Bloomberg, or at least made like they did, and now have a cozy relationship with Mayor de … Read More
Are you a staff member or parent who is wondering why schools are consistently hiring fresh out of college teachers and not retaining experienced staff members?
Look no further than Robert Gordon. He developed the Fair Student Funding for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel Klein. In sum and … Read More
Make sure you’re chapter leader has a consultation team that meets with the principal. Enforce rules and support members.
As stated in the May 27, 2017 article below, UFT Solidarity, in an effort to finally make the election process fair, filed a number of election complaints against UFT Unity. Not only did the US Department of Labor (USDOL) decide to take the case, but the investigators hit the ground … Read More
Approximately a year ago, we created firstname.lastname@example.org. An email sent to that address is forwarded to over a dozen UFT Solidarity members. Read More
It’s that time of year. No, not just summer vacation, but many will get their rating sheets. You may or may not … Read More
Solidarity continues to provided specific individualized support for members and schools. Our email@example.com email address has received over 240 emails from members since last year, in addition to many social media messages and calls. Why us when there’s a union paid by our dues? That’s what we want to … Read More