New York City Council leaders on July 29 introduced a bill that would limit classroom capacity as a public health measure to ensure better ventilation and reduce the possibility of viral spread.
The UFT championed its five-point plan for New York City public schools during negotiations over the city budget due on June 30, advocating for federal COVID-19 relief funds to be used to help public school students recover from the pandemic.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew and UFT Assistant Secretary Michael Sill testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding class size reduction and "zombie" charter schools.
We’ve seen a dramatic drop in the number of oversize classes early in the school year — thanks to class-size reduction provisions negotiated as part of the 2018 Department of Education-UFT contract that were designed to get faster relief for teachers...
Teachers across the city got relief from oversize classes this fall at a faster pace than ever before — thanks to new class-size reduction provisions negotiated as part of the 2018 Department of Education-UFT contract and implemented citywide in...
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.
As we enter a new school year, teachers should be aware of their rights to reasonable class sizes and basic instructional materials.
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The UFT began an expedited process of contract arbitration to resolve oversize classes in five chronically overcrowded high schools as the class-size reduction provisions in the new DOE-UFT contract took effect.
The United Federation of Teachers began an expedited process of contract arbitration to force the city Department of Education to lower class sizes in five schools that have a history of forcing children to try to learn in overcrowded classrooms.