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News | October 22, 2014 >>

UFT President Michael Mulgrew joined New York City Council members, NAACP representatives, advocates and parent leaders in the City Hall rotunda on Oct. 22 to launch a multi-pronged campaign to increase diversity in city schools.

News | October 21, 2014 >>

Thousands of UFT members participated in this year’s Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk in all five boroughs and at Jones Beach on Long Island on Sunday, Oct. 19 to raise funds to support breast cancer research, advocacy and patient services.

News | October 15, 2014 >>

Information on calculating retroactive pay raises, sample high school consultation item agendas, the UFT Team High School Awards Ceremony, sabbatical applications, student video contest workshop, academic and CTE high school meetings, free tours of historically black colleges and more.

News | October 7, 2014 >>

With public schools and the educators who work in them under growing attack, the UFT launched a new TV ad on Oct. 6 to highlight the remarkable work that New York City public school teachers do and the pride that teachers take in their work.

Press releases | October 6, 2014 >>

With public schools under attack, the UFT will launch an ad campaign on Oct. 6 to remind New Yorkers of the passion and promise of public education. The 30-second spot, called “Think Big,” will air from Oct. 6 – Oct. XX on broadcast, cable and social media platforms.

News | October 2, 2014 >>

Rumor has it that when Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz recently toured the Bensonhurst school building where her new school had just put down stakes, she looked out the window and complained that a giant tree in the park across the street was blocking the view from her fourth-floor classrooms. Twenty-four hours later, the tree was gone. Educators at IS 96, the Seth Low Intermediate School in Brooklyn, are wondering if she has the power to end the life of an old tree what else she is capable of.

News stories | October 2, 2014 >>

The UFT-endorsed candidates — from seasoned hands to newcomers — won big in the Sept. 9 primary races.

News briefs | October 2, 2014 >>

CNN ordered to rehire fired workers.

News briefs | October 2, 2014 >>

Ending a months-long strike, British Columbia’s 41,000 teachers and their employer reached a contract agreement, but not all teachers are happy.

News briefs | October 2, 2014 >>

Philly parents and advocacy group sue state over school conditions.

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