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News stories | June 28, 2016
News stories | June 28, 2016
Union resolutions | June 28, 2016
News | June 21, 2016

A 27.5 percent increase in funding for Teacher’s Choice, the UFT’s top budget priority, was secured for the 2016–17 fiscal year after an intense lobbying campaign by members on social media and by union leaders at Council meetings and hearings.

News | June 16, 2016

City school officials have withdrawn a controversial proposal to co-locate a charter school at IS 285 Meyer Levin School for the Performing Arts in East Flatbush after the school community and neighborhood groups joined forces to organize a grassroots campaign to oppose it.

News | June 8, 2016

A new state law will mean new requirements regarding certification and the tracking of professional development hours (also known as Continuing Teacher and Leader Education, or CTLE, hours).

News stories | June 2, 2016

They were dressed to the nines, in satin and sequins and lace at the Provider Appreciation Awards Ceremony on May 13. The only thing that sparkled more than the outfits was their smiles when they spoke about their “kids.”

News stories | June 2, 2016

It was an upbeat day at the union’s annual Spring Education Conference on May 7 where UFT President Michael Mulgrew assured the more than 1,600 educators in attendance that there is “a changing dynamic in our profession.”

News stories | June 2, 2016

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa pledged “to make teachers part of the solution” moving forward at an education town hall at the UFT’s 2016 Spring Education Conference.

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