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.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the School Diversity Advisory Group's recommendation that the city replace its current elementary gifted and talented programs with new magnet schools and enrichment offerings.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the election of Evelyn DeJesus, the UFT's vice president for education, as the executive vice president for the AFT.
A coalition of consumer, labor, health and business groups has launched a television ad campaign demanding Albany pass legislation to protect patients from exorbitant surprise emergency hospital bills.
A study of the UFT-DOE teacher leadership program released this week by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO-IIEP) found that it had a positive impact on teacher satisfaction and retention, teacher voice and collaboration, instructional practices, professional development and overall school culture.