New state poll shows New Yorkers overwhelmingly favor higher taxes on the wealthy to deal with state budget deficit
A new survey conducted by the national polling firm Hart Research Associates shows that more than 90% of registered voters questioned across New York State are in favor of proposed new taxes on billionaires and ultra-millionaires, along with taxes on high-priced second homes.
As New York State faces tough budget challenges, the New York State United Teachers will bring its “Fund Our Future” statewide bus tour to two stops in New York City on Friday, Jan. 24.
United Community Schools, a program run by the United Federation of Teachers, has won a $2.3 million five-year federal grant to provide additional mental health services, restorative practices and after-school programming at three of its Bronx schools.
The Edmund O’Neal Middle School of Excellence in Albany has joined the United Community Schools initiative, a network providing school-based educational, emotional, health and social services to children and their families.
A new procedure negotiated by the United Federation of Teachers has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of oversize classes in the schools.
Parents, students, teachers and local office-holders and community members came together to celebrate the official opening of a school-based health and vision center at PS 18 in the South Bronx.
Mulgrew responds to new DOE policy allowing public school parents to opt out of charter school mailing lists
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the DOE's announcement that it would protect public school students' privacy by allowing their parents to opt out of mailing lists that the DOE provides to charter schools to recruit students.