In a momentous victory for community and student activists working in tandem with the UFT, the DOE withdrew proposals to widen Success Academy’s footprint in city public school buildings.
An effort by Eva Moskowitz and her Success Academy corporate charter school chain to elbow their way into two school buildings in southeastern Queens has met with unprecedented community opposition.
Picking up on Mayor Eric Adams’ more welcoming attitude, the charter lobby is flexing its muscles again and Eva Moskowitz, Success Academy’s rapacious chief executive, is trying to elbow her way into yet more district schools.
New York city and state teachers unions, joined by parents, have filed a lawsuit against SUNY and its Charter Schools Institute to block the creation of a new charter high school in New York City that would illegally pierce the state cap on new...
An attempt by four New York City charter schools to subvert the charter cap was thwarted on July 12 by the New York State Board of Regents.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew applauds decision by New York State Board of Regents to uphold New York City charter cap
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the New York State Board of Regents' decision to reject plans by four New York City charter schools to join together and open a new high school.
The UFT helps parents and the community thwart the expansion of a co-located charter school in Brooklyn.
The UFT Charter School's Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 28 to bring the school under the supervision of the city’s Department of Education as a regular public school. Educators at the school say they hope the move will provide greater access for...
Educators at Elm Community Charter School in Queens overcame resistance from their administration to organize a successful vote to join the UFT on Feb. 7.
Educators, students and parents in Bushwick, Brooklyn, turned out in force at a hearing on Feb. 10 to protest the proposed expansion of a charter school in their district.