MORE on the UFT’s New Position on State Tests + DA/Rally Report

[MORE’s statement on the UFT leadership’s change of position on testing is followed by James Eterno’s full report on the Delegate Assembly] Yesterday the Unity and New Action caucuses put forth a resolution that was passed at the Delegate Assembly calling for a moratorium on high stakes decisions for the state tests this year. While […]

Why We Must Win Back Public Education

By Mike Schirtzer Teacher/UFT Delegate Leon M. Goldstein High School- Brooklyn 2013 MORE Vice Presidential Candidate for UFT   On October 9th at 4:00 p.m., activists from all over the city will gather at UFT headquarters (52 Broadway NYC) to protest the emphasis on high stakes testing that is harming our children, educators, and public […]

DA Report- 9/18: Mulgrew Stifles Dissent

By James Eterno Teacher/Chapter Leader- Jamaica High School ICE/TJC 2010 UFT Presidential Candidate UFT DELEGATES ENTHUSIASTICALLY ENDORSE DE BLASIO FOR MAYOR BUT MULGREW ONCE AGAIN STIFLES ANY DISSENT On Wednesday there was a special Delegate Assembly meeting called to endorse Bill de Blasio for Mayor. UFT President Michael Mulgrew used a major part of his […]

Videos From Our Forum on Dignity and Democracy in Education

Part one: Harri Lirtzman and Francesco Portelos share their stories Part two: Lois Weiner’s comments and the Q&A after. Read the Report here https://morecaucusnyc.org/2013/02/24/in-case-you-missed-it-dignity-and-democracy-in-education-at-the-grad-center/

Unity Votes Against Democracy

Much of the 12/12/12 Delegate Assembly was dedicated to teacher evaluations. This isn’t surprising, as the Unity crew knew that MORE caucus was showing up with petitions and a resolution in hand. For the better part of an hour, delegates were told how UFT President Michael Mulgrew is fighting this evaluation battle for us and […]