2017 – The Year of DOE UFT Accountability? 

Happy New Year! We hope that 2017 brings you much happiness, hope, and health. Unfortunately, it will not be an easy year for public education locally, state-wide, or nationally. The emphasis on testing continues, teacher autonomy continues to be reduced, while paperwork and mandates increase. All this while we sometimes … Read More

Less Paperwork & More Teaching

In theory, having a joint district paperwork committee is a great way to attempt to reduce the excessive paperwork that has become standard in our profession. However, the first step is for the UFT member to tell the chapter leader and the chapter leader to bring it up to the principal. … Read More