Do Black Lives Matter in your School?

The Black Lives Matter at Schools Week of Action is a national movement to recognize the role of systemic racism in the school system and take action, inside and outside the classroom, to educate and uplift the 13 guiding principles of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Week of Action will take place from FebruaryContinue reading “Do Black Lives Matter in your School?”

Register for CRSE Curriculum Fair and Social Justice Town Hall!

The culturally relevant and sustaining education curriculum fair and town hall is one week away! Please join us for a day of sharing curriculum, music, social justice workshops, and relationship building with educational justice groups Register here! Saturday, November 2nd – 10AM – 3PM at City-As-School at 16 Clarkson St. in Manhattan – Detailed ScheduleContinue reading “Register for CRSE Curriculum Fair and Social Justice Town Hall!”

Solidarity With Striking Chicago Teachers and School Employees

Chicago teachers and school staff have been on strike for two days now for lower class sizes, better staffing ratios for counselors and librarians, and more affordable housing for students. Let’s all follow the example of PS58 in Brooklyn and flood social media with some #RedForEd solidarity photos from all over, with the hashtags #CTUSEIUstrikeContinue reading “Solidarity With Striking Chicago Teachers and School Employees”

Share Culturally Relevant Curriculum!

On Saturday, November 2, join MORE, NYCORE, Teachers Unite and the Black Lives Matter in Schools, along with educational institutions, and parent and student groups at City-as-School (16 Clarkson St.) to share culturally responsive and sustaining curriculum. Sign up to share curriculum here . RSVP to the Facebook event and purchase tickets here. The afternoonContinue reading “Share Culturally Relevant Curriculum!”

Train yourself on Immigrant Rights for your students!

Please join MORE and NYCORE for an immigration for educators training with Volunters of Legal Services Want clarification on changes to immigration policy that may affect your school community? Questions about DACA, TPS, New Public Charge Rules? Interested in meeting other educators that want to organize to protect the rights of immigrant students and theirContinue reading “Train yourself on Immigrant Rights for your students!”

Victory on December 23rd!

We, the members of the MORE-UFT Caucus (Movement of Rank and File Educators), are proud to announce that the Department of Education heard the demands of parents, students and school staff today to make Monday, December 23, 2019 a part of the Winter Vacation. Our online petition collected over 32,700 signatures, and it is clearContinue reading “Victory on December 23rd!”

A Guide to the UFT for both New and Veteran Members

New to teaching? Trying to get your bearings in being a union member? Scroll down for this primer (or download), developed for our Summer UFT 101 to help you get to know what’s happening in your school.  Are you more experienced? Trying to figure out how to use the UFT contract improve the working andContinue reading “A Guide to the UFT for both New and Veteran Members”

A broader vision for justice in our schools

MORE stands with parents, students, teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals, and all other UFT members who fight for the schools that all New Yorkers deserve. We need well-resourced environments designed to help young people flourish and learn from mistakes, while also providing a stable and manageable work environment for UFT members.  Based on years of lobbying, parentsContinue reading “A broader vision for justice in our schools”