The UFT awarded more than $1 million to academically excellent and financially eligible city public high school seniors and graduate students this year.
The following guidance was sent to all DOE-employed speech teachers, occupational therapists and physical therapists from Vice President for Special Education MaryJo Ginese on Monday, June 22.
The New York State Board of Regents approved changes to educator certification that provide flexibility in light of the coronavirus crisis.
"Let’s Talk About It,” a UFT Member Assistance Program (MAP) initiative designed to educate and support students around addiction and mental health, had an additional challenge this year: helping students deal with the emotional toll of the coronavirus.
The New York City Department of Education has agreed to pay nearly $1.2 million to three African American teachers and an assistant principal to settle both a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the U.S. Attorney as well as individual lawsuits brought by the affected employees.
The following email about course reimbursement and family leave was sent to all DOE-employed occupational and physical therapists from UFT President Michael Mulgrew on Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
With the end of the year approaching, we reached out to the Department of Education to get more clarity on this year's final report cards and promotion policy.
Below you will find clarification on the promotion process for students with standard promotion criteria for grades 3–8. The promotion portfolios are adapted for remote learning, with revised guidance for identifying and scoring student work samples.