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”

When Parents, Students and Teachers Fight with a Single Voice

by Harry Lirtzman, former high school special education math teacher. As teacher and union activists working inside the framework of a deeply undemocratic union and against the formidable resources available to the implacable “corporate school reform” movement it is inevitable that we momentarily lose heart, even hear a cynical “voice” from inside ourselves about protecting publicContinue reading “When Parents, Students and Teachers Fight with a Single Voice”