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Mulgrew statement on IS 224 in the Bronx

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to reports that a Bronx principal prohibited teachers from teaching lessons about Black History Month.

NAACP seeks to join unions’ lawsuit against SUNY charter certification regulations as NYSED files its own

The New York state NAACP sought to join a lawsuit filed by city and state teachers unions to prevent the Charter Schools Committee of the State University of New York from implementing its less rigorous certification standards for some of the state’s charter schools.

UFT members at Visiting Nurse Service ratify new contract

UFT members who work at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York have ratified a new two-year contract.

U.S. Court of Appeals dismisses KIPP Academy case against the UFT

Finding arguments put forth by KIPP Academy to be “without merit,” the United States Court of Appeals today rejected an attempt by KIPP to use the federal court to avoid arbitrating a contract dispute with the United Federation of Teachers.

Mulgrew reacts to Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to Gov. Cuomo's budget proposal.

Mulgrew responds to Gov. Cuomo's State of the State address

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address.

Mulgrew reacts to Farina's retirement

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to news of Department of Education Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña's retirement.

UFT welcomes 29th school into its Community Learning Schools initiative

Children at PS 192 in Manhattan will have access next fall to a variety of new academic, health and social service programs as the school becomes the 29th to join the UFT's Community Learning Schools Initiative.

Mulgrew reacts to staff selection process in replacement schools

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the selection process to replace the staff in schools that are closing.

Teachers union sues to prevent weakening of teacher certification standards for charter school instructors

UFT representatives filed suit in Manhattan State Supreme Court today to prevent the Charter Schools Committee of the State University of New York from creating a new and less rigorous set of certification standards for some of the state’s charter schools.