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News | October 19, 2017

The World AIDS Day Student Poster Contest seeks commemorate World AIDS Day, increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and to inspire citizens to action, education and elimination of HIV/AIDS.

Press releases | October 12, 2017

UFT representatives filed suit in Manhattan State Supreme Court today to prevent the Charter Schools Committee of the State University of New York from creating a new and less rigorous set of certification standards for some of the state’s charter schools.

News | October 11, 2017

The UFT and NYSUT filed a lawsuit on Oct. 12 to prevent the weakening of teacher certification standards after the SUNY Board of Trustees Charter Schools Committee voted to allow some charter schools to create their own in-house teacher certification programs with watered-down standards.

Testimony | October 11, 2017

The UFT testified before the SUNY Charter Schools Committee regarding proposed teacher certification compliance regulations.

Press releases | October 11, 2017

The UFT testified before the SUNY Charter Schools Committee in response to the committee's approval of a proposal that would allow some charters to create their own, in-house teacher certification programs.

Testimony | October 11, 2017

The UFT submitted testimony to the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare and the Committee on Education regarding support for homeless youth.

Press releases | October 10, 2017

With the new school year underway, the UFT launched on Oct. 10 a television ad campaign celebrating teachers and the accomplishments of the New York City public school system.

News | October 10, 2017

Some UFT members who have viewed their lump sum checks on the DOE's payroll portal have noticed that their deductions appear to have been doubled. This information is incorrect.

News stories | October 5, 2017

UFT members who worked for the DOE between 2009 and 2017 will receive a lump-sum payment of 12.5 percent this October, representing one-seventh of the amount they have accrued between 2009 and 2017.

News stories | October 5, 2017

As the 2017 school year got under way on Sept. 7, schoolyards and hallways were filled with tears and cheers, questions and answers, hopes and dreams.

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