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UFT launches “Working Together” TV ad

The UFT launched a television ad campaign on Jan. 15 to urge New Yorkers to support the recommendations of Governor Cuomo’s Common Core Task Force, which was charged with reforming the current Common Core system.

Mulgrew on Speaker Heastie's 2016 legislative agenda

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement on the 2016 legislative agenda released by New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie.

Mulgrew on paid parental leave

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement that non-union city employees will be offered six weeks' paid parental leave beginning in 2016.

UFT response to the signing of ESSA and Cuomo's Common Core task force findings

Following President Obama's signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act and the release of Governor Cuomo's Common Core task force findings on Dec. 10, UFT President Michael Mulgrew sent an email to all DOE-employed members.

Mulgrew on the Every Student Succeeds Act

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the Senate passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Mulgrew on Regents Chancellor Meryl Tisch's decision not to seek another term

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to state Board of Regents Chancellor Meryl Tisch's decision not to seek another term.

UFT on procedural ruling in anti-tenure lawsuit

The UFT issued a statement in response to a procedural ruling in the anti-tenure lawsuit.

Mulgrew on the Families for Excellent Schools rally

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the Families for Excellent Schools rally in support of charter schools.

UFT survey finds city successful in reducing some oversize classes to contract limits

New York City’s public schools had 5,485 overcrowded classes this year, compared to 6,447 last year, a drop of 962 from 2014 and the first time the number of oversize classes fell below 6,000 at the start of school since 2009.

Mulgrew on the Common Core task force

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement concerning the governor's Common Core task force. "We appreciate that the Governor has put together a task force to deal with the debacle that was the rollout of the Common Core standards," Mulgrew said.