Was the SESIS Decision a Victory?

MORE congratulates the UFT for the financial compensation they’ve earned our Special Education colleagues across the city. The SESIS case is another example of UFT leadership pursuing the same bureaucratic, top-down strategy it always pursues. Sometimes that strategy yields small victories. Nonetheless, because of this strategy the UFT is losing the war on several fronts. 

MORE on Governor Cuomo’s Education Commission Report

The Movement of Rank-and-File Educators (MORE) is pleased that Governor Cuomo’s Education Commission recommended increasing wrap-around services and expanding pre-kindergarten programming.  Educators and parents know that supporting children and families, making sure they have access to health care and other services, as well as providing robust early interventions will increase educational opportunity and outcomes for allContinue reading “MORE on Governor Cuomo’s Education Commission Report”

Notes From the MORE Winter Retreat

MORE Winter Retreat December 28, 2012 Attendance ~ 50 throughout the day I. Social Justice Unionism   Discussion was wide ranging, starting out with a basic question of how to deal with a wide range of political beliefs amongst our coworkers on social justice issues. There was consensus on the importance of relating to the immediateContinue reading “Notes From the MORE Winter Retreat”

MORE Weekly Update #10 – 06.4.12

“Our working conditions are our students’ learning conditions”  – more@morecaucusnyc.org 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”