2013 UFT Election Results and Analysis

The Unity caucus has won the 2013 UFT elections. The Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE) congratulates them on their victory, and looks forward to working alongside our union brothers and sisters to defend and improve our union and our schools. The election totals, however, tell an important story about the state of ourContinue reading “2013 UFT Election Results and Analysis”

UFT ELECTIONS: A VICTORY FOR MORE

The UFT election results will be announced Thursday, April 25. After the ballots are counted, the Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE) will continue to support and strengthen our union. If we do not win this vote, we will work with the elected UFT leadership when they stand up and fight for educators, students,Continue reading “UFT ELECTIONS: A VICTORY FOR MORE”

Election Night Victory Party 4/25

*Election VICTORY Party* THE DAY OF THE COUNT, THURSDAY, APRIL 25TH  Come out and celebrate a MOVEMENT in the making!  UFT Election Ballots will be in and counted.  We have known from the beginning that running in the UFT election is about building something bigger, a MOVEMENT ready to defend Public Education!  We’ve learned lessons,Continue reading “Election Night Victory Party 4/25”

Why We Need MORE

A MORE member and campaign volunteer shares her experience As an activate participant in our UFT MORE Caucus I volunteered my time after school to place MORE leaflets in the mailboxes of teachers within the NYC public schools This would permit the teachers, and staff to have a CHOICE to allow them to make anContinue reading “Why We Need MORE”

MORE’s Campaign Video

We want to spread this video far and wide, let’s make it go viral. Take a few seconds to share the video link on Facebook, Twitter, email, blogs, forums, education news sites, and whatever other web sites you frequent.  Please encourage your friends, family  and colleagues to do the same. Let’s build MORE together!  ShareContinue reading “MORE’s Campaign Video”

Wall St. Was Bailed Out, Our Public Schools Were Sold Out!

  Stop School Closings Everywhere On Monday, March 11th the Panel for Educational Policy  (PEP) will meet at Brooklyn Technical High School at 6 PM to vote on the closure of all 26 schools. They will also vote to replace and collocate many of the schools with charters schools. Join us at 5:00pm for aContinue reading “Wall St. Was Bailed Out, Our Public Schools Were Sold Out!”

Positive Alternative Leadership

Educators are facing unprecedented attacks on our profession and our schools.  We have worked over three years now without a contract and with no transparency in the negotiation process. Approximately half of our colleagues leave the schools after five years. In New York City, our anti-union mayor trumpets the denial of tenure to 55% probationaryContinue reading “Positive Alternative Leadership”