Legislators Sign Joint Statement in Support of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. Did Yours?

If you are an advocate for public education, and have been following the news surrounding the nomination and confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, then you probably know why this letter is a problem. Spoiler Alert: NY Senator Majority Leader  John Flanagan was one of… Read More

Side by Side Comparison of the Office of Special Commissioner’s DOE Statistics

In a perfect system of accountability, one would see something, say something, that something would be investigated and then rectified. Unfortunately, we are not in a perfect system. We see here from SCI’s own stats that most somethings are not investigated. Sure we can understand that there are some unwarranted and… Read More

Retired UFT Teacher Fact Checks Chancellor Fariña’s Letter to NY Post

Chancellor Fariña responded to a NY Post Editorial, about schools failing, with the letter below.  While UFT Solidarity doesn’t categorizes our schools as failure factories, we do work hard to try and address the existing issues that are obstacles in educating our students. Unfortunately, Mayor de Blasio and his pick… Read More

Breaking News: Superintendents told to resolve bulletin board issues.

News, similar to the report below, is coming in from different sources. Those who work in schools where bulletin boards were used as tools to bully and harass teachers will greatly appreciate this update. Please continue to be vigilant and file paperwork complaints should your administration ignore these new directives. http://www.uft.org/chapter-leaders/paperwork… Read More