#ProtectOurSchools Rally

UFT members, parents, and supporters of public schools all around New York State took part in rallies, protests and  forums, created wonderful signs, reached out to the press and used social media to spread our love for public schools. These actions culminated in a rally at Governor Cuomo’s Manhattan office with thousands of people demanding […]

Teacher Tenure Is Good For Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2014 Press Contacts: Jia Lee, Elementary School teacher and Public School parent Mike Schirtzer, Social Studies High School teacher Media@morecaucusnyc.org Teachers, Parents and Students Stand Strong for Tenure Due Process Protects Teachers who Protect their Students   Tenure gives teachers the right to stand up for their students’ best interests, […]

Like All Americans, Teachers Deserve Tenure

by John Giambalvo   Judge Rolf M. Treu’s decision in the case of Vergara vs. California is, by most accounts, the decision that shocked the education world. This week, the judge rendered illegal three sections of California education law. Taken together, those sections afforded some public school teachers of that state the courtesy of due process before […]