September 2016 Chapter Leader Meeting–Anything I Say Will Be Blogged in 15 Minutes

Mulgrew lets us know we are crazy for being CLs, and refers to school opening as “smooth.” Says budget is not so bad, and principals are lying if they say it is. Primaries—poor turnout, but hedge funders always back candidates. This time they had a new group with a new name, with the same peopleContinue reading “September 2016 Chapter Leader Meeting–Anything I Say Will Be Blogged in 15 Minutes”

The Crisis in Our Schools: A Report on Working and Learning Conditions in NYC Public Schools

The Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE) recently conducted a survey of United Federation of Teachers (UFT) members to find out more about their working conditions and students’ learning conditions. The findings of this survey indicate that the decay of the New York City schools has reached crisis levels under the leadership of theContinue reading “The Crisis in Our Schools: A Report on Working and Learning Conditions in NYC Public Schools”

Get Out The Vote Thunderclap

Join the Thunderclap! You can think of it as an “online flash mob.” Click the link to take part in a coordinated Get Out the Vote message across Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. Fewer than 18% of working educators voted in the 2013 UFT elections; let’s send a message to our colleagues and to UNITY caucusContinue reading “Get Out The Vote Thunderclap”

Top Six Ways to Get Out The Vote in your School!

#6: Personal Letter to your Chapter Write a personal letter to your chapter that you can email, hand-out or put in mailboxes. Why is MORE running? Why should members vote? Example Letter #5: Pass Out Election Literature Make sure you have the latest election literature to put in mailboxes. Contact more@morecaucusnyc.org to arrange a drop-off. #4:Continue reading “Top Six Ways to Get Out The Vote in your School!”

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