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Parent news | October 28, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 28 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

Parent news | October 20, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 20 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

Parent news | October 19, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 19 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.

Parent news | October 18, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 18 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

Parent news | October 7, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 7 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Parent news | October 7, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 7 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.

New teacher articles | October 6, 2016 >>

Now that September is over, you may find yourself taking a deep breath as you prepare to dive into the rest of the school year. With parent-teacher conferences approaching in late October and early November, take some time this month to think about the ways you’ll keep your students’ families informed and engaged throughout the year.

Parent news | September 29, 2016 >>

This is the Sept. 29 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 28, 2016 >>

This is the Sept. 28 issue of the Staten Island parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 28, 2016 >>

This is the Oct. 26 issue of the Staten Island parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 23, 2016 >>

This is the Sept. 23 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 16, 2016 >>

This is the Sept. 16 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 16, 2016 >>

This is the Sept. 16 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 14, 2016 >>

This is the Sept. 14 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.

Info you should know | September 8, 2016 >>

The phones at Dial-A-Teacher, the UFT’s long-running homework help line, will start ringing again this school year on Monday, Sept. 19.

News stories | July 7, 2016 >>

Many of the nearly 200 students who received the UFT’s Albert Shanker college scholarships have achieved in spite of challenging personal circumstances. That put them in good company at the 47th annual awards ceremony on June 13.


Editorials | July 7, 2016 >>

Learning doesn’t stop when the school day ends. For more than 35 years, the UFT’s Dial-A-Teacher program has been a resource that thousands of New York City public school students turn to for help with their homework after school.

News stories | July 7, 2016 >>

Hope Shing credits Stacy Blair, her French teacher at Essex Street Academy in Manhattan, with helping her believe she can do anything. “She is passionate about what she does and she encouraged me to try things to find my passion.”

News stories | July 7, 2016 >>

Mariah Henry hadn’t seen Paul Turner since she was his middle school English teacher. But she made an impact on his life and he hasn’t forgotten.

Feature stories | July 7, 2016 >>

I ran into a boy who was my student in grade 2 at the UFT’s Thanksgiving meal  for homeless students. When I decided to volunteer for the luncheon, I never expected to end up crying. My former student and I recognized each other right away, and he didn’t leave my side all day. It all hit home for me when I saw him there. How sad I was to see him and his family going through a housing crisis.

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