MORE Daily Bulletin #13 Tuesday September 29, 2020

UFT members in Districts 24 and 30 protested unsafe conditions in school buildings over the weekend UFT members in southern Brooklyn are preparing an educational panel for members of the community on safety problems in the schools. The panel will begin at 6:30 and you can register for it here. UFT members led a protestContinue reading “MORE Daily Bulletin #13 Tuesday September 29, 2020”

Teachers continue to demand fully remote learning, until it’s safe!

With less than a week to go before high school students enter the classroom, the 300-member United Federation of Teachers chapter at New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn voted to write this collective protest letter pointing out the safety and pedagogical problems with the Mayor’s reckless reopening plans. City College Academy of the Arts andContinue reading “Teachers continue to demand fully remote learning, until it’s safe!”

MORE Daily Bulletin #12 Wednesday, September 23

Report planned or actions at your school here A chapter in district 9 in the Bronx dropped a banner over the front entrance of their school Teachers in District 20 planned a Friday speakout and march The NYC School Workers Solidarity Campaign meets tonight to develop community support for teacher and school actions A QueensContinue reading “MORE Daily Bulletin #12 Wednesday, September 23”

MORE Daily Bulletin #11 Tuesday September 22, 2020

Teachers rallied at DOE Headquarters and marched across the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday There are more than 90 schools in New York City now in which a staff member as reported a positive COVID-19 test result  after working at least one day this year. For more complete data see here. IS 231 in the Bronx hasContinue reading “MORE Daily Bulletin #11 Tuesday September 22, 2020”

MORE Daily Bulletin #10 Monday September 21

UFT members at the City College Academy of the Arts (196th and Broadway in upper Manhattan) will be working outside today. They would welcome supporters so if anyone who works near that school can stop by for a few minutes that would be appreciated. Two UFT chapters in lower Manhattan notified their administrations that theirContinue reading “MORE Daily Bulletin #10 Monday September 21”

Letter To The Mayor and Chancellor: Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Related Service Providers Have Major Re-opening Concerns.

To add your name to this letter please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/gVaSEn7Wpw5pyLQT8  As Special Education teachers, paraprofessionals, and related service providers, we recognize that many families of children with disabilities are eager for the return to school buildings, and we want nothing more than to serve our students in the classroom. But we fearContinue reading “Letter To The Mayor and Chancellor: Special Education Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Related Service Providers Have Major Re-opening Concerns.”

MORE-UFT Response to the Mayor’s Announcement of a Delayed Start – Again

While MORE supports the idea of a responsible, phased-in, equitable reopening plan with a remote start to the year, the Mayor’s latest announcement is not it.  And while UFT leadership takes credit for this short delay, we know that this wouldn’t have happened without MORE and rank-and-file UFT members in the streets this entire pastContinue reading “MORE-UFT Response to the Mayor’s Announcement of a Delayed Start – Again”

MORE Daily Bulletin #8 September 17, 2020

Sign up to receive these bulletins by text every day: http://remind.com/join/moredaily UFT members at CS 163 in the Bronx will hold a lunch time rally today. UFT members at the High School of World Cultures walked out of their building and worked outside Wednesday. UFT members at West Side High School picketed outside this morningContinue reading “MORE Daily Bulletin #8 September 17, 2020”