In an interview with the Amsterdam News, African-American teacher Steven Mollette, a 10-year veteran who was let go last year from M.S. 232 in the Bronx, said, “I don’t know why I was discontinued. The documents they submitted were my evaluations, which had all satisfactory ratings, not great, but satisfactory rather than ineffective. Not grounds for termination, and the other thing I submitted was my attendance record. Out of 180 teaching days, I had only three minutes total lateness for an entire school year. I don’t know why from that information I was discontinued.” Read More
Taking a page out of Bloomberg’s school governance handbook, Principals under Superintendent Aimee Horowitz are permitted to fudge grades in a variety of ways: credit recovery, Regents “scrubbing”, falsified attendance reports, and a “free 55” for zero work completed. As evidenced by the latest cheating scandals, these practices have been… Read More
Targeted Whistlblower and UFT Solidarity member grows an army of 10,000 in a week. Rally outside William Bryant HS planned this Saturday July 11th. Read More
Our Administrators in Need of Improvement (ANOI) List has grown to over 100 questionable administrators. However there is one we can now take off the list. A big kudos to the staff and community involved in exposing the corruption. Also to the media who pursued this case. John Dewey High… Read More
UFT Solidarity fights corruption, but sometimes that corruption is not coming from the employer. Read More
Thank you to all our members who participated in elections for Solidarity’s Council. As stated in our by-laws, UFT Solidarity is led by a Council elected by Solidarity members. Logistical decisions, including those requiring an urgent or time-sensitive vote, are decided by this Council. Decisions made by the Council are… Read More
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Hope is coming… Stand with us as we build a stronger union and run in the 2016 elections. Read about our platform and candidates at UFT2016.com Read More
Secretaries around the city are informing UFT Solidarity that this arbitration decision from 2008 has been ignored. More and more clerical work is being given to school aides including confidential student information and trained qualified secretaries are left without jobs. Secretaries who deserve this type of situation going on are… Read More