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UFT.org Home > Latest News
News | February 17, 2017
StuyTown, a downtown apartment complex on Manhattan's east side, is accepting applications for its housing lottery.
Testimony | February 14, 2017
UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York State Senate and Assembly Finance, Ways & Means and Education Committees regarding the proposed executive budget for elementary and secondary education
Op-Eds | February 13, 2017
If charter schools are really public schools, why is so much of the information about their operations private — even secret? New York needs to do more now — especially with President Trump’s pick of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education — to make sure that charters operate for the benefit of the public, not charter operators and their management organizations.
News | February 9, 2017
UFT delegates voted overwhelmingly to endorse the mayor’s re-election bid set for this coming November. “We are blessed that we have a mayor who will stand with every single public school teacher to defend our profession and the right to be unionists,” UFT President Michael Mulgrew said.
Press releases | February 8, 2017
News | February 8, 2017
New state regulations mandating the testing for lead in water in all public New York schools went into effect on Sept. 6, 2016. To comply with these new state laws, the DOE has been testing all water outlets in all New York City schools for lead.
Union resolutions | February 8, 2017
The UFT endorse Thomas M. Brown for re-election as a Teacher- Member of the Teachers’ Retirement Board of the City of New York for a three-year term beginning in 2017.
Resolution in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and the undocumented immigrants it protectsUnion resolutions | February 8, 2017
The UFT will advocate on behalf of UFT members and New York City public schools students who could face deportation or separation from family members due to deportation as a result of the reversal of DACA.
News | February 7, 2017
Betsy DeVos was narrowly approved as education secretary by the Senate following a bruising confirmation process and a deafening public outcry over her nomination.
Press releases | February 7, 2017
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the Senate confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. education secretary.