The UFT Delegate Assembly meets Wednesday, October 14th at 4:15pm. The fifteen-minute question period is one of the few opportunities for rank-and-filers to get answers from union leaders. Here are some questions that we encourage delegates and chapter leaders to ask.
**UPDATE**: The Regents Exams have been cancelled! Thank you to those who have demanded justice on this issue. However, the fight continues. We need to make sure that all current students are not penalized for the cancellation of the June 2020 Regents Exam. Such graduation requirements should be waived for all students currently enrolled inContinue reading “Give Credit for Cancelled Regents Exams!”
by Geo Karo The Buffalo Teachers Federation is aggressively fighting a flawed evaluation system, over the system’s termination use of evaluations. On June 17 followed through with its threats, first made in April, to take legal action against the Buffalo Public Schools. The BTF filed a notice of claim against the BPS in State SupremeContinue reading “Buffalo Union’s Position on Evals: One to Emulate”
A very helpful video that explains the new evaluation system and provides suggestions for how educators should prepare themselves. A “must watch” for every UFT member! Created by John Elfrank-Dana Teacher/UFT Chapter Leader Murry Bergtraum High School Please sign MORE’s petition calling for a moratorium of the new teacher evaluation system Online here Print andContinue reading ““Advance” – The Movie”
Analysis and Guidance Regarding Teacher Evaluation Choices and Decisions By Julie Cavanagh PS15k Chapter Leader I have yet to meet a parent, teacher or student from a school community who tells me they believe the new teacher evaluation system being implemented in NYC is a good thing, for anyone. It seems most people understand this systemContinue reading “The Noose or The Sword: Choosing Your Evaluation”