Parents News

Parent news | February 7, 2019

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

Labor spotlight | February 7, 2019

One of the most distinctive elements of the successful nine-day teachers’ strike in Los Angeles in January was the powerful level of community support the teachers had. That was the result of a deliberate effort by United Teachers Los Angeles, the 32,000-member American Federation of Teachers affiliate, to build mutually respectful alliances with parents and community groups around a common agenda.


Parent news | January 11, 2019

This is the Jan. 11 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Around the UFT | January 3, 2019

It was a day of wonder and thrills, a chance to fist-bump with the mighty Bumble Bee Transformer and dance with the Black Panther. But it was Santa Claus who won the hearts of the 120 children from homeless shelters across the city who lined up to whisper in his ear at the UFT’s annual holiday party, organized with the help of the Coalition for the Homeless, on Dec. 15.


Parent news | December 20, 2018

This is the Dec. 20 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

News | December 7, 2018

In December 2018, the DOE announced that students with verified accessibility needs will receive priority in admissions at fully or partially accessible buildings.

Around the UFT | December 6, 2018

Kasandra Charles took a friend, a new public school parent, to a UFT parent conference in Queens on Nov. 10. It was “the best way to introduce her to the school system,” Charles said. The ninth annual Queens parent conference, and the union conferences for parents held in the other four boroughs this fall, all had warm and welcoming atmospheres and a wealth of information.
 

Parent news | November 29, 2018

This is the Nov. 29 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.

Parent news | November 28, 2018

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

Around the UFT | November 1, 2018

The UFT co-sponsored a college fair in the Bronx that helped English langugage learners and recent immigrants navigate the college admissions and financial aid process.

Parent news | October 31, 2018

This is the Oct. 31 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

Parent news | October 26, 2018

This is the Oct. 26 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Info you should know | October 4, 2018

Tell your students: If they need homework help, the UFT’s award-winning Dial-A-Teacher service is open for business. The help line, beginning its 38th year, assists students and parents struggling with homework assignments from 4 to 7 p.m. every Monday to Thursday when school is in session.

Parent news | October 2, 2018

This is the Oct. 2 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 28, 2018

This is the Sept. 28 issue of the Brooklyn parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 28, 2018

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

Parent news | September 27, 2018

This is the Sept. 27 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

Parent news | September 18, 2018

This is the Sept. 18 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Around the UFT | July 5, 2018

Thirty-one Bronx high school seniors will begin their freshman year of college in September with laptops and printers presented to them at the second annual Bronx High School District and Pathways to Graduation Recognition Awards ceremony held at the UFT’s Bronx borough office on June 19.

Parent news | June 21, 2018

This is the June 21 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

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