The Delegate Assembly of the United Federation of Teachers, the union’s highest policy-making body, today endorsed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson in the Democratic primary race for City Comptroller, and former State Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg for the Democratic nomination for Manhattan District Attorney.
UFT invites "final four" candidates to forum, sets stage for endorsement in Democratic mayoral primary
Four candidates for the June Democratic primary — Eric Adams, Scott Stringer, Maya Wiley and Andrew Yang — have been invited to take part in the final mayoral forum sponsored by the United Federation of Teachers.
The UFT called on the city and the state to adopt a five-point plan to deal with the impact of COVID-19 on public school students, including earmarking more than $1 billion to address the psychological effects and academic learning losses in New York City caused by the pandemic.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the state Education Department's amended memo regarding in-school COVID-19 testing for students.