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  • Special awards to ground-breaking schools 11 hours ago

    Teacher Union Day, which takes place this year on Sunday, Nov. 6, is a day to honor the inspiring past leaders and celebrate the present leaders who continue in their footsteps.

  • Testimony regarding establishing paid family leave 12 hours ago

    The UFT submitted testimony regarding paid family leave to the joint Committees on Civil Service and Labor and Economic Development of the New York City Council.

  • Tips for building the parent-teacher connection 12 hours ago

    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.

  • Success specializes in empty seats 15 hours ago

    The Success Academy Charter Schools network operates 41 schools and enrolls 14,000 students in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens. It has opened new schools in all but two years since its inception in 2006. Founder Eva Moskowitz continually asks for more public school classroom space, including a recent plea from the steps of City Hall in June.

  • Eva's empty seats: the missing children of Success Academy 16 hours ago

    Charter schools claim to be public schools, but if the less successful students continue to vanish and charters refuse to fill the empty seats, they shouldn’t be rewarded with more space in already overcrowded public buildings, or larger rentals paid for by taxpayers in private space.

  • UFT launches new TV ad campaign highlighting dedication of teachers 4 days ago

    The UFT launched on Sept. 23 a new television ad campaign highlighting the passion and dedication of New York City public school teachers.

  • UFT launches new TV ad campaign highlighting dedication of teachers 4 days ago

    The UFT launched on Sept. 23 a new television ad campaign highlighting the passion and dedication of New York City public school teachers.

  • UFT stands in opposition to EpiPen price gouging 5 days ago

    The UFT has joined many people and institutions — including the New York State Attorney General and the U.S. Congress — in the chorus of opposition to the Mylan Corporation's repeated raising the price of potentially life-saving EpiPens from $100 a few years ago to the current $600.

  • Testimony regarding expanding career and technical education and Int. No. 1099 and No. 1193 5 days ago

    UFT Vice President for Career and Technical Education Sterling Roberson testified before the City Council Committee on Education regarding expanding career and technical education and Int. No. 1099 and No. 1193.

  • 3 educators, One Opening Day 6 days ago

    How 3 educators set the groundwork for another successful school year.

  • Team High School Newsletter - September 2016 1 week ago

    Welcome back from a well-deserved summer break. We enter classrooms and offices to greet our students and help them sort out the division, violence and suffering extant in our city and country. We have the same questions they do, of course. While this set of circumstances is new, the challenges we face are not. Fortunately for us, the things that will bring us power, opportunity and harmony are the same ingredients that make for great unionism.

  • Testimony regarding the "state of the unions" in New York City 1 week ago

    UFT Vice President for Academic High Schools Janella Hinds testified before the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor regarding the state of unions in New York City.

  • Bronx Parent Newsletter - Sept. 16, 2016 1 week ago

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

  • Brooklyn Parent Newsletter - Sept. 14, 2016 1 week ago

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

  • Labor Day Parade 2016 1 week ago

    Hundreds of UFT members braved the heat and humidity to march in the city’s Labor Day Parade on September 10, many saying they were there to help raise awareness that unions are under attack.

  • UFT's Community Learning Schools are moving in the right direction 1 week ago

    The UFT began its Community Learning Schools Initiative in 2012 as a way to help schools overcome the academic, social and emotional barriers that poverty creates for too many New York City students. Four years later, UFT Community Learning Schools (CLS) are helping students succeed, with the schools in the CLS initiative the longest showing the most academic growth.

  • Labor rallies for Jackson's state Senate bid 2 weeks ago

    Labor leaders from across the city rallied on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on Sept. 9 in support of Robert Jackson, a longtime education advocate and former City Council member running for the Democratic nomination to represent the 31st District in the state Senate.

  • Grants, Awards & Freebies — Sept. 8, 2016 2 weeks ago

  • Back to School 2016 2 weeks ago

    Children headed back to school on Sept. 8 with high hopes for a great new school year. We’ve stitched together some of those moments in this opening-of-school video.

  • Back to School 2016 2 weeks ago

    Students, teachers and parents across the city headed back to school on Sept. 8, 2016.

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