Parents News

Parent news | June 13, 2019

This is the June 13 issue of the Manhattan parent newsletter.

Parent news | June 13, 2019

This is the June 13 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Parent news | June 6, 2019

This is the June 6 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

Feature stories | June 6, 2019

Although they officially became Albert Shanker College Scholarships in 1998, UFT college scholarships have been helping New York City public high school students from low-income families since their inception in 1969. Many of these scholarship winners have gone on to distinguish themselves in amazing careers. Here are the stories of six of them.

Around the UFT | June 6, 2019

The UFT presented $5,000 Albert Shanker Scholarships to 180 seniors from public high schools throughout the city and also honored eight graduate students on May 14 at a reception and ceremony in Shanker Hall at union headquarters in Manhattan. The ceremony marked the 50th anniversary of the annual $1 million scholarship awards celebration.

Around the UFT | June 6, 2019

Two hundred and fifty middle school students discussed why bullies think it's okay to bully and learned how to recognize and put an end to the behavior at the UFT's second annual anti-bullying conference on May 10.


Around the UFT | June 6, 2019

Dozens of posters from 16 schools were on display at UFT headquarters on May 21 for the awards ceremony of the UFT BRAVE program’s fifth annual video contest and the UFT’s Young Artists Unite Against Bullying poster contest.

Around the UFT | June 6, 2019

More than 2,000 middle and high schoolers from New York City public schools went to the UFT’s prom boutique on May 10-11 at the union’s Bronx borough office, where they picked out dresses, shoes, jewelry and accessories for their proms and graduations – and took them home for free.

Parent news | May 13, 2019

This is the May 13 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

Around the UFT | May 2, 2019

The UFT helped students from the Brooklyn Academy of Global Finance get a head start on their futures on April 1 by hosting the high school’s annual Career Day at the union’s Brooklyn borough office.

Around the UFT | May 2, 2019

The turnout “exploded” — reaching 330 — at District 12’s April 13 Scholarship Committee breakfast at which 24 students were awarded new laptops.

Around the UFT | May 2, 2019

The School Leadership Team at PS 1 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, held its April 8 meeting at the UFT’s Brooklyn borough office and turned it into a learning experience for parents and educators.

Parent news | April 30, 2019

This is the April 30 issue of the Staten Island parent newsletter.

Parent news | April 29, 2019

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

Parent news | April 24, 2019

This is the April 24 issue of the Bronx parent newsletter.

Union resolutions | April 17, 2019

The UFT resolves to ask the Department of Education to modify the student Information/registration form to include a question about parents’/guardians’ veteran status.

Parent news | April 5, 2019

This is the April 5 issue of the Queens parent newsletter.

News stories | April 4, 2019

At Forest Hills HS in Queens, Chapter Leader Adam Bergstein and his members have passed a vote of no confidence against their principal.

Feature stories | April 4, 2019

At the annual showcase designed to promote the accomplishments of the newly renamed UFT United Community Schools Initiative, the spotlight was on PS/IS 184 in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

Around the UFT | April 4, 2019

More than 200 public high school students at the third annual Future in Focus career fair — sponsored by the UFT’s High Schools Division and the AFL-CIO New York City Central Labor Council — learned about the benefits of unionized careers at UFT headquarters on March 15.

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