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

Vote MORE/New Action this May (Michelle)

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

Why the UFT Needs A Change in Leadership

Hear from three of the candidates running on the MORE/NAC slate (Movement of Rank & File Educators/New Action Coalition) in the upcoming UFT elections. Jia Lee (President), Camille Eterno (Secretary) and Jonathan Halabi (High School Executive Board) will explain why our membership needs new leaders in our union. Mulgrew’s Unity Caucus has controlled the UFTContinue reading “Why the UFT Needs A Change in Leadership”

PJSTA Passes Reso in Support of SEA; Launches Solidarity Campaign

MORE-UFT supports the efforts of the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association and other unions to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sister educators on strike in Seattle. MORE-UFT chapters are showing support in their own ways. Below is the resolution passed by the PJSTA: At today’s Representative Council meeting the PJSTA’s governing body passedContinue reading “PJSTA Passes Reso in Support of SEA; Launches Solidarity Campaign”

New MORE Steering Committee Members

The election results are in! Congratulations to everyone – we have a great team of activists! But remember it’s crucial that every member of MORE, whether on the Steering Committee or not, continue the ongoing work to build our caucus. Following are the 9 new Members of the Steering Committee. In solidarity, Gloria for OutgoingContinue reading “New MORE Steering Committee Members”

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”

MORE’s Jia Lee Testifies in U.S. Senate on NCLB

The members of MORE proudly support our colleague, Jia Lee, who will be testifying at a senate hearing on No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal education policies on Wednesday, January 21st 2015. Jia has taught at all school levels from high school to elementary school. She currently serves as the UFT chapter leader at the EarthContinue reading “MORE’s Jia Lee Testifies in U.S. Senate on NCLB”

Fighting Back In Your School

Now, more than ever we need a revitalized union that involves and mobilized all its members. You can do this by getting active in the upcoming UFT chapter leader and delegate elections. All schools (chapters) will have an election this spring. Our tenure rights, pensions, our very jobs are coming under attack from politicians onContinue reading “Fighting Back In Your School”