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Observations are a waste

These observations are too much pressure and mostly a waste of time for teachers and administrators alike

Social media

The recent revelation from a Facebook whistleblower that the company chooses profits over safety should come as a surprise to no one. But the notion that Instagram was worsening body image issues among teenagers caught my attention.

9-11 remembered

I remember teaching at PS 94 in Little Neck, Queens. When we started to hear about the Twin Towers, the staff was confused, shocked and then horrified. 

Retired teacher story was ‘beautiful’

The story about the teacher reunited with her former student is a truly beautiful story — a story of a woman who was a dedicated teacher.

Lessons learned

Teachers and students anticipate a return to normal as the pandemic recedes and in-class education resumes. As devastating and disruptive as the pandemic was, we should not overlook the valuable lessons inherent in the disruption. Jobs, homes, health...

The next Hizzoner

Republican mayoral nominee Curtis Sliwa is a man who not only speaks his mind, but also takes the necessary action to correct the problem. He definitely is the right man to be our next mayor because if this city has eight more years of Democratic...

Member ‘grateful’ for UFT legal plan

The UFT legal plan was so helpful. I’m grateful for this service.

Class size isn’t the only challenge

I suspect these 72 schools in the class-size pilot program are some of the lowest performing with some of the biggest obstacles. One obstacle may or may not be class size. The city Department of Education will pilot this program, most of the 72...

No politics in class

Keep political opinions out of the schools.

The lifeblood of democracy

Perhaps a course in propaganda should be a new requirement.