Despite the uncertainties surrounding potential changes to education coming from the national forum, we have to continue to support our members locally. Please join us … Read More
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
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
Chancellor Fariña responded to a NY Post Editorial, about schools failing, with the letter below.
While UFT Solidarity doesn’t categorizes our schools … Read More
Retired teachers have been contacting us shocked and disappointed that they cannot go back. They contact the union and are told “There’s nothing we can do, this is the DOE’s policy.” Read More
SPOILER ALERT: Highly Effective rated teachers still need a minimum of three observations a year. Teachers in Finland have no mandatory observations. Read More
Join us after the UFT Delegate Assembly next week for our Holiday Party.
Come eat, have a drink, or both.
Bring your colleagues, or meet new ones, and let’s have a good time.
October 2017 may be a little less than a year away, but there are some things you should know now if you want to receive your retroactive pay. Things like “Don’t get pregnant yet.”
The UFT leadership hailed the 2014 contract as a great victory. Reps flooded schools to push … Read More
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.