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  • Ship 2016 Premium Notices 1 min ago
  • Staying connected in NJ 3 min ago
  • Hearing Education Services Newsletter - Fall 2015 8 min ago

    Find out about our monthly consultation, more training on IEPs and a national assault on unions.

  • Virtual Enterprise networking event at Academy of Finance and Enterprise, Queens 29 min ago

    Need a bike? Looking for new insurance? Hiring an ad agency? You could find all that and more at the Nov. 6 Virtual Enterprise networking event and trade fair at Long Island City’s Academy of Finance and Enterprise.

  • For-profit college company pays $95.5M to settle suit 50 min ago

    The for-profit college company, Education Management Corporation, will pay $95.5 million to resolve a 2007 whistleblower lawsuit that said the company illegally paid recruiters based on the number of students they recruited, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced at a press conference on Nov. 16.

  • LA charter group can’t interfere with union organizing 57 min ago

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a charter network that has been interfering with teachers’ efforts to form a union with United Teachers Los Angeles, the city’s AFT affiliate.

  • Cuomo hikes wages for state workers amid Fight for $15 1 hour ago

    As low-income workers across the country walked off the job and rallied on Nov. 10 as part of the Fight for $15, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that, by executive authority, he will increase the minimum wage for New York State employees to $15 an hour.

  • NJ won’t penalize schools for test opt-outs 1 hour ago

    Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation on Nov. 9 that prohibits his state, New Jersey, from imposing financial sanctions on schools with high percentages of students choosing not to take state exams.

  • Mississippi voters nix school funding increase 1 hour ago

    Mississippi voters on Nov. 3 shot down a citizen-proposed constitutional amendment that would have increased funding for the state’s public schools, which have underperformed for years.

  • Self-assessment cards 3 hours ago

    Our students use these self-assessment cards to let us know if they are understanding content or directions or if they need help.

  • Inspired, and now inspiring 22 hours ago

    In her time as a paraprofessional, Carolyn Bonaparte-Jones has assisted many fine special education teachers, but no one came close to Laila Elhanafy. “From the first day of school, everyone loved Laila," she said.

  • Workshops galore provide ‘real tools’ for art educators 22 hours ago

    Art teachers from across the city gathered for the 35th anniversary New York City Art Teachers Association Conference — Art Education: Empowering Creativity — on Oct. 24 at the HS of Art and Design to look, listen, learn and create.

  • ‘Being part of something bigger’ 22 hours ago

    The Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens took place later this year, but was no less memorable.

  • Value of our annual meetings 22 hours ago
  • UFT founder Kessler dies 22 hours ago

    Anne Kessler, a crucial player in the founding of the UFT and a union activist for more than 60 years, died on Nov. 6. She was 98.

  • United Cerebral Palsy workers OK new contract 22 hours ago

    After roughly six months of sometimes contentious negotiations, approximately 800 UFT-represented workers at United Cerebral Palsy of New York City have a new contract.

  • 4 schools to help restore Greenpoint environment 22 hours ago

    Putting a silver lining around one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history, four Brooklyn schools on Nov. 18 formally launched the Greenpoint Eco-Schools Project, a major conservation and recycling program.

  • A time to remember 22 hours ago
    For nearly 20 years, UFT members who served in the armed forces have gathered in Madison Square Park on Nov. 11 for New York City’s Veterans Day ceremony and parade.
  • Noteworthy graduates:Ayisha Irfan, policy analyst 22 hours ago

    On Sept. 11, 2001, Ayisha Irfan believed herself to be just another Brooklyn-born 13-year-old. “When I woke up the next morning, everything had changed dramatically,” says Irfan, now 27, and an analyst in charge of education, justice and policing for Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.

  • School Quality Reports released 22 hours ago

    The city Department of Education on Nov. 10 released School Quality Reports for the 2014–15 school year for all elementary, middle and high schools.

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