Today, educators, students, and families across New York City found out – yet again over social media – that some NYC public schools would be reopening: 3K, Pre-K, and elementary schools December 7th and schools for District 75 students December 10th. This latest announcement is largely thanks to public pressure from a small, vocal groupContinue reading “de Blasio’s Latest School Reopening Plan Is Inequitable and Dangerous”
In collaboration with union leadership and educators within the Movement of Rank and File Educators and Black Lives Matter at Schools NYC Group, the following resolution is being presented at the next UFT delegates assembly. Please read, discuss with your chapter and pledge that your chapter leaders and delegates attend and vote YES for thisContinue reading “Wed. 11/18: Vote YES on the Black Lives Matter at Schools Resolution at the UFT Delegates Assembly”
By the Health Justice Working Group of MORE-UFT NYC parents are forced to make a critical final decision today, Sunday, November 15th 2020 about their children’s education for the rest of this year. Our group of dedicated educators and parents from the MORE-UFT Caucus created a Health Justice Agenda for NYC Public Schools to ensureContinue reading “Delay, Delay, Reopening, Possible Remote: Why Not Go Full Remote?”
How to take back your union rights by rejecting a poorly-thought-out SBO in 4 easy steps
Our organizing focused on bringing our chapter together, learning about COVID data, circulating an Open Letter, and protesting to draw attention to our issue. We saw results in increased media coverage, increased testing in our neighborhood and school, and increased advocacy by our admin and UFT representatives
The UFT Delegate Assembly meets Wednesday, October 14th at 4:15pm. The fifteen-minute question period is one of the few opportunities for rank-and-filers to get answers from union leaders. Here are some questions that we encourage delegates and chapter leaders to ask.
This theft of teachers’ wages, at a time when we are constantly asked to make up for the many failures of City Hall, is unconscionable and cannot go unanswered.
We publish here some thoughts from a MORE member which we think reflect how many educators around the city are feeling… By Lori Sandler International HS for Health Sciences It’s 12pm and I’m already exhausted. Teaching to five kids at a time is nice in some ways, but there’s not a lot of momentum forContinue reading “Some thoughts on the first day back with students”
UFT members protested outside FDR High School to protest the school reopenings in their area on October 2. Employees at the Brooklyn Friends School, members of UAW-Local 2110 voted to authorize a strike and began their picket line this morning. MORE members throughout the city are circulating the petition against an unsafe reopening. Get theContinue reading “MORE Daily Bulletin #17 Monday October 5, 2020”
UFT members are protesting outside FDR High School to protest the school reopenings in their area. MORE members throughout the city are circulating the petition against an unsafe reopening. Get the MORE Daily Bulletins every day!