MORE Brunch – Saturday, October 5th

Two experienced NYC chef/educators, Michael Lynch and Sean Ahern will be preparing a delicious and affordable Brunch (vegetarian and vegan options included) all homemade and from  the highest quality ingredients and professionally prepared.  We have trained many of NYC most talented students who are now working in some of the top restaurants in the city. […]

October 9th Day of Action Toolkit

Ideas and Resources to Facilitate Participation in MORE’s October 9th Win Back Wednesday Day of Action Microsoft Word (.docx) format October 9th Toolkit Oct 9th Stickers Image Files (.png)

Thompson’s Defeat and The Failure of UFT’s Contract Strategy

By Kit Wainer Teacher/Chapter Leader Leon M. Goldstein High School 2007 TJC/ICE UFT Presidential Candidate The UFT leadership’s strategy for winning us a fair contract crashed and burned on September 10. Although we have been working under an expired contract since October 2009 UFT President Michael Mulgrew has refused to lead us in the kind […]

DA Report- 9/18: Mulgrew Stifles Dissent

By James Eterno Teacher/Chapter Leader- Jamaica High School ICE/TJC 2010 UFT Presidential Candidate UFT DELEGATES ENTHUSIASTICALLY ENDORSE DE BLASIO FOR MAYOR BUT MULGREW ONCE AGAIN STIFLES ANY DISSENT On Wednesday there was a special Delegate Assembly meeting called to endorse Bill de Blasio for Mayor. UFT President Michael Mulgrew used a major part of his […]

Testing Can Not Measure Teachers’ Effectiveness

“What do we really know about high stakes testing? “There are several misconceptions that have led to the misguided policies that are having disastrous effects on public schools. Taken from a document that cites the work of researchers who are determined to help us come to a common understanding, these misconceptions have been categorized into […]

Buffalo Union’s Position on Evals: One to Emulate

by Geo Karo The Buffalo Teachers Federation is aggressively fighting a flawed evaluation system, over the system’s termination use of evaluations. On June 17 followed through with its threats, first made in April, to take legal action against the Buffalo Public Schools. The BTF filed a notice of claim against the BPS in State Supreme […]