Mulgrew Surrenders OUR Collective Bargaining Rights

In a recent email to chapter leaders, Michael Mulgrew stated that he welcomes Governor Cuomo’s involvement in forcing an evaluation system on NYC teachers. At a time when teachers are under attack from many quarters, it seems inconceivable that the UFT leadership would cede its bargaining power to the State Education Department. Mulgrew expressed his […]

How Is the Danielson Framework Being Used at Your School?

Calling All Teachers! Help us file our “Reports From the Field” on MORE’s blog next week! How is Danielson being used at your school? On your colleagues? On you? We are hearing alarming reports about how Danielson is being used against our colleagues all across the city. While we anticipated this occurring, we’re still very concerned with what we are […]

MORE Events

Monday, February 4th – 5-7pm MORE Planning/Election Committee Meeting – Cosi Cafe, 55 Broad Street NY, NY Wednesday February, 6th 3-6pm UFT Delegate Assembly – 52 Broadway, New York, NY 10004 Saturday, February 9th  – 12pm – 3pm MORE General Meeting/Signature Party – Location TBD Saturday, February 23rd – 3:00pm – 5:00pm CUNY Graduate Center; 365 5th Avenue; New York, NY 10016 Room 5414  PUBIC FORUM “Dignity […]

New Features on MORE’s Blog

We have redesigned our site’s menu with some excellent additions. Check out our platform, meet our top candidates for UFT elections, find out why our candidates decided to join MORE, help us distribute election literature and petitions at your school and one’s nearby, and of course our Join Us link so you and your friends […]

MORE General Meeting, Saturday, January 26

Come to the 1st MORE meeting of 2013 and join the fight to defend educators and protect students from the continuing attacks on public education! WHAT: MORE General Meeting WHEN: 12:00-3:00pm, Saturday Jan 26th 2013 WHERE: 224 West 29th St. btwn 7/8ave NYC 14th floor During the recent evaluation negotiations, MORE fought for democracy within OUR union. MORE believes […]

Post-Mortem: The Non-Deal Between the UFT and DOE

The passing of the January 17 deadline for a new evaluation agreement is not an ending but a beginning. Now the DOE will work overtime to spin doctor the failure to reach an agreement on new teacher evaluations, mandated by New York State’s version of Race to the Top, as the fault of Michael Mulgrew […]

MORE Response to the Failure to Reach a Deal on Evaluations

As of 2:30pm today UFT HAS announced NO DEAL on evaluations. The rally outside the DA is directed against the junk science teacher eval schemes that are being foisted upon us, and demands that the rank and file have a say in a ratification of any agreement. It calls for our union to end the […]

Solidarity with School Bus Drivers & Matrons

Who do you want driving your child’s school bus?   We support ATU. Picket locations: http://nysaflcio.org/strike-supportpicket-locations/ MORE proudly supports the Drivers, Matron-Attendant Escorts, and Mechanics of Local ATU 1181-1061 as they walk the picket lines to protect their jobs as well as the safety of the students they drive to school. We implore the Mayor to […]

Rally to Demand a Member-Wide Vote this Thursday at the UFT

Join MORE this Thursday to demand a member wide vote on our new evaluation system at 52 Broadway NYC UFT Headquarters on Thursday 1/17 beginning at 3:30 for a rally before the Delegate Assembly (DA). All educators and concerned citizens are encouraged to come and have their voices heard. The indications are very strong the […]

MORE Statement on the Pending Evaluation Agreement Between the DOE and the UFT

Dear MORE members, allies, and all our UFT brothers and sisters, The indications are very strong the UFT leadership will reach an evaluation agreement with the Department of Education in just a few days. Because of this, we wanted to take a moment to repeat the position of the Movement of Rank and File Educators […]