Delegates to last month’s assembly were treated to two long-winded motions (550 words in total) from the floor. Each of these were for unobjectionable causes (Provider Appreciation Day and Nurse Appreciation day). One was submitted by a member of the executive board (Tammi Miller) who has two other opportunities each month to place resolutions onContinue reading “Caught Red-handed Stacking the Deck at the UFT Delegate Assembly”
Instead of working to expand access to health care for the students and communities we serve, our union is fighting to restrict access to a minority of unionized employees.
One year ago, on June 6, 2020 students, families, educators & school staff across NYC took to the streets from the headquarters of the UFT to Tweed courthouse with a clear message: We have a moral obligation to fulfill the youth mandate for Police Free Schools. We are back tomorrow on June 5th. Meet usContinue reading “MORE Caucus Supports Calls for Police Free Schools”
by Will Johnson, English/SPED Teacher More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, people who work in schools see little evidence that the Department of Education is prepared for Fall 2021. This is not surprising. Let’s not forget that on March 12, 2020, three days before schools shifted to remote instruction, then-Chancellor Carranza mocked theContinue reading “MORE questions about the NYC DOE Reopening”
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