It’s emerging that the “remote classroom” will be much more intensely and less transparently scrutinized by supervisors, administrators and even higher management, than the brick and mortar classroom.
Please come to this special MORE Caucus event on Sunday afternoon, February 28 12-3 pm at P.S. 58, 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn. ATR issues will be among the issues on the agenda. Other agenda issues include Family leave, Opt-out, a Member-driven union. The MORE Caucus-UFT platform pledges to reintegrate ATRs into the schools, assigning ATRsContinue reading “The Absent Teacher Reserve: An Injury to One is an Injury to All”
ATR Petition to Print Out for Distribution ATRs have been prime staff casualties of school closures, which are driven largely by high-stakes test scores; the Bloomberg-era Fair Funding Formula continues to be a disincentive against principals’ hiring ATRs; the position state in itself is illegitimate and unacceptable: the ATR status is created simply to breakContinue reading “Petition for the Creation of a UFT Chapter for ATRs”
by James Eterno Former Chapter Leader Jamaica High School One of the agenda items at the UFT Executive Board meeting for Monday, March 23 is a resolution to adopt a guide and bylaws for Chapter Elections (see below). Chapter Leader and Delegate elections are scheduled this spring for the United Federation of Teachers. In puttingContinue reading “UFT Snubs ATRS Again in Chapter Elections; Complaint Has Been Filed with Federal Department of Labor”
RESOLUTION FOR THE UFT TO ENDORSE HOWIE HAWKINS FOR GOVERNOR & BRIAN JONES FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR - Please raise for THIS MONTH’S AGENDA Whereas, both New York State gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino vocally support the privatization of education through the expansion of charter schools, and the GreenContinue reading “UFT DA: ATRs Deserve Union Representation and Support Progressive Alternatives to Cuomo: Hawkins/Jones!”