**** Please Forward Widely **** Feeling Demoralized?A strong union chapter can counter demoralization In this year’s annual MetLife Survey of the American Teacher, teacher satisfaction has hit a 20-year low point. Teachers nationally are feeling more demoralized than ever, and New York City is no exception. Building strong union chapters in our schools is oneContinue reading “A strong union chapter can counter demoralization – NYCORE Conf Workshop Saturday 3/24 2PM / Happy Hour Friday, 3/30 4:30PM”
Thank you to all State of the Union attendees! / Upcoming Actions Thanks to those of you who made it out last Saturday. We had a busy and productive day with over 70 people in attendance from many schools across the city, including parents and community activists, retirees, secretaries, social workers and other UFT members. Let’s keep upContinue reading “Upcoming Actions / Thank you to all State of the Union attendees!”
*** Register online here *** STATE OF THE UNION Part 2: NEXT STEPS MARCH 10: 10am-4pmGraduate Center for Workers Education (25 Broadway) TEN QUESTIONS FOR PRESIDENT MULGREW ABOUT THE EVALUATION DEAL 1. When will the text of the evaluation agreement reached on February 16 be released? 2. Unlike the February 16 deal, will the final evaluation deal with the city get putContinue reading “TEN QUESTIONS FOR PRESIDENT MULGREW ABOUT THE EVALUATION DEAL”
*** Register online here *** STATE OF THE UNION Part 2: NEXT STEPS MARCH 10: 10am-4pmGraduate Center for Workers Education (25 Broadway) On February 4, over 200 people attended State of the Union – Part 1, featuring 15 workshops focusing on issues facing the UFT in the age of ed deform. That was only the beginning. Join us onContinue reading “STATE OF THE UNION Part 2: NEXT STEPS MARCH 10: 10am-4pm”
Fight Back Friday Photos! Hey folks – Check out a selection of photos from the last Fight Back Friday on January 27th. The message focused around solidarity with the 33 turnaround schools under attack by Bloomberg, and against high stakes testing. John Dewey High School – Brooklyn Pan American International High School – Queens Continue reading “Fight Back Friday Photos – January 27th, 2012”
We will examine the role the UFT plays in all aspects of education policy.