Save the Date for the 20th annual School Counselors Conference
The 20th annual School Counselors Conference will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2024.
VNS Licensed Practical Nurses OK contract
Federation of Nurses/UFT members who are Licensed Practical Nurses with VNS Health overwhelmingly ratified a contract that provides a 6.6% increase in base salaries over two years while preserving current premium-free health benefits and establishing a forum to address the crucial issue of caseload.
New TRS trustee is elected
Victoria Lee, a veteran teacher who became a UFT pension representative in 2016, was elected to fill out the remainder of UFT Treasurer Debra Penny's term on the Teachers' Retirement System board.
‘Teach-ins’ prepare educators for contract fight
UFT members are prepared to fight for the contract they deserve. That was the message resonating across the city on Jan. 30, as educators gathered in their schools for “teach-ins” led by members of each school’s Contract Action Team.
UFT, communities thwart co-locations
In a momentous victory for community and student activists working in tandem with the UFT, the city Department of Education on Jan. 23 withdrew proposals to widen Success Academy’s footprint in public school buildings in Queens and the Bronx that critics had warned would harm the educational progress of the students already in them.
Study: Early racial gaps in math, science
Racial disparities in math and science achievement start as early as kindergarten, according to a new study.