Commissioner Elia and the Board of Regents Continue to Fail New York’s Children; Parents Demand the Immediate Removal of Commissioner Elia

Parents across the state demand that the Board of Regents act immediately to remove Commissioner MaryEllen Elia. It is time the Board of Regents exercises control over the State Education Department to stop the runaway train of anti-public school “reform” that the commissioner represents. Last week’s 3rd-8th grade ELA testing was an epic–and avoidable–fail forContinue reading “Commissioner Elia and the Board of Regents Continue to Fail New York’s Children; Parents Demand the Immediate Removal of Commissioner Elia”

Vote MORE/New Action this May (Ashraya)

Starting May 5th, look for your UFT election ballot in the mail from the American Arbitration Association. Mark the box for the MORE/New Action slate and mail it back before May 25th to cast a vote for an active, member-driven union willing to stand up for the schools NYC deserves.tiny.cc/joinMORE

Vote MORE/New Action this May (Dan)

Starting May 5th, look for your UFT election ballot in the mail from the American Arbitration Association. Mark the box for the MORE/New Action slate and mail it back before May 25th to cast a vote for an active, member-driven union willing to stand up for the schools NYC deserves.tiny.cc/joinMORE

Vote MORE/New Action this May (Marcus)

Starting May 5th, look for your UFT election ballot in the mail from the American Arbitration Association. Mark the box for the MORE/New Action slate and mail it back before May 25th to cast a vote for an active, member-driven union willing to stand up for the schools NYC deserves. tiny.cc/joinMORE

Vote MORE/New Action this May (Megan)

Starting May 5th, look for your UFT election ballot in the mail from the American Arbitration Association. Mark the box for the MORE/New Action slate and mail it back before May 25th to cast a vote for an active, member-driven union willing to stand up for the schools NYC deserves. tiny.cc/joinMORE

Vote MORE/New Action this May (Lauren)

Starting May 5th, look for your UFT election ballot in the mail from the American Arbitration Association. Mark the box for the MORE/New Action slate and mail it back before May 25th to cast a vote for an active, member-driven union willing to stand up for the schools NYC deserves. tiny.cc/joinMORE

An Open Letter to NY Parents and Educators

To the Public School Families and Educators of New York- I would like to thank the many of you who have gone way out of their way to stand up for our schools, for their children’s educators, and for public education in New York. Governor Cuomo’s attacks have galvanized parents , students, and educators acrossContinue reading “An Open Letter to NY Parents and Educators”

The Miseducation of UFT Leadership

  Dear UFT Leadership By Jia Lee There have been several points along my 14 years as a public school special education teacher when I felt I’d had enough. Many teachers across the country are fleeing the profession, retiring as soon as possible and publicly stating why. When I presented my reasons for becoming aContinue reading “The Miseducation of UFT Leadership”

Opt-Out: Resolution to Support the “I Refuse” Movement

MORE has endorsed the following resolution and will urge the leadership of our UFT to do the same.   Resolution to Support “The I Refuse Movement” to Oppose High Stakes Testing WHEREAS, the purpose of education is to educate a populace of critical thinkers who are capable of shaping a just and equitable society inContinue reading “Opt-Out: Resolution to Support the “I Refuse” Movement”

What’s Next for District 75: The Citywide Education Council for D75 With Chancellor Carmen Farina and Superintendent Gary Hecht

By Mindy Rosier I attended my first CEC75 meeting on 01/22/15 in the conference room at Tweed and overall found it to be a very informative meeting filled with concerned parents. Superintendent Gary Hecht began this meeting because Chancellor Farina was running late from another meeting. He announced that the annual Parent Engagement events inContinue reading “What’s Next for District 75: The Citywide Education Council for D75 With Chancellor Carmen Farina and Superintendent Gary Hecht”