Social Justice Unionism

By Julie Cavanagh Teacher/Chapter Leader P.S. 15 Brooklyn 2013 MORE Presidential Candidate for UFT In the upcoming days, MORE will send a delegation of ten to Chicago for a nationally coordinated and attended Social Justice Unionism Conference. Social Justice Unionism is a term (and obviously so much more than that) that has been the objectContinue reading “Social Justice Unionism”

“THEY Should Leave”: Why I Joined MORE

By Dan Lupkin Special Education Teacher & UFT Delegate P.S. 58, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn   I think it was when Bill Thompson walked through the doors of the UFT Delegate Assembly, seconds after we rubber-stamped the Executive Board’s recommendation that the union endorse him for mayor. They had stopped even pretending we had a voice.Continue reading ““THEY Should Leave”: Why I Joined MORE”

The International Dreamers Scholarship Fund

The International Dreamers Scholarship Fund By Rosie Frascella MORE  Planning Committee member Many people in and around MORE ask, what is a social justice union and what exactly does it do? I teach at the International High School at Prospect Heights, which is a school designed to support recent immigrant arrivals adjust to school and lifeContinue reading “The International Dreamers Scholarship Fund”

Wall St. Was Bailed Out, Our Public Schools Were Sold Out!

  Stop School Closings Everywhere On Monday, March 11th the Panel for Educational Policy  (PEP) will meet at Brooklyn Technical High School at 6 PM to vote on the closure of all 26 schools. They will also vote to replace and collocate many of the schools with charters schools. Join us at 5:00pm for aContinue reading “Wall St. Was Bailed Out, Our Public Schools Were Sold Out!”

MORE Weekly Update #10 – 06.4.12

“Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions”  – Greetings Movement of Rank and File Educators! IMPORTANT: Save the date! MORE’s end of year celebration will be on Saturday June 16. See Upcoming Events section for more information. Stay tuned for details about the MORE summer series. Congratulations to those who have won their delegateContinue reading “MORE Weekly Update #10 – 06.4.12”