I have been a guidance counselor for ten years. I have always believed in the power and promise of public education, a promise gone unfulfilled for so many. Every student has a right to education but the type of education received depends on whether teachers, students and parents have ownership over their schools. I becameContinue reading “Candidate Statement: Leia Petty, MORE nominee for Assistant Secretary of the UFT”
by Andrew Worthington, UFT Chapter Leader at M298 Pace High School It has been 50 years since the United Federation of Teachers, representing New York City’s teachers, has had a contract that included reduced class sizes. Since then, there has been a plethora of research conducted that shows the positive impacts of class sizeContinue reading “Class Size is a Class Issue: school inequality, class size, and the next UFT contract”
To our own Mindy Rosier: We appreciate your work as an unrelenting union activist and social justice advocate but also as a member of MORE. Today, the UFT will be recognizing you with a #PublicSchoolProud award – Congratulations and enjoy the celebration at Teacher Union Day! Keep on Keeping on.
Please consider printing out this two-sided flyer and distributing it to the UFT members in your network. It includes upcoming events to allow your colleagues to plug into the work MORE is doing across the city. It’s time to wake the sleeping giant of the UFT to defend our students, our members, and our schools against Trump,Continue reading “UFT Members: Save Our Union!”