UFT President Michael Mulgrew on Sept. 29 called for the city to close 78 New York City public schools in ZIP codes facing a surge in COVID-19 cases if infection rates cannot be quickly contained and reduced.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement on the reopening of elementary schools and the uptick in positive coronavirus cases in the city.
The following email was sent on Saturday, Sept. 26, to school counselors from Chapter Leader Rosemarie Thompson.
The following update was sent to all DOE-employed paraprofessionals from UFT President Michael Mulgrew on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020.
The PS 19 school community was hit hard by illness, layoffs and food insecurity. Luckily, the Corona elementary school is part of the UFT’s United Community Schools initiative. “Everybody came together in a time of need,” said teacher Christina Tholl...
UFT President Michael Mulgrew joined Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council of School Supervisors and Administrators President Mark Cannizzaro on Sept. 17 to announce a phased-in reopening of New York City public schools in order to assure safety and...
I wanted to create a space at home that resembled my physical classroom so that when my students saw me virtually they would feel at home.
As we begin a new school year, many of us are grieving the loss of people — colleagues, family members and friends — and the way things were prior to the pandemic. Students need extra support, too.
While the opening of school this fall has been surrounded by uncertainty, one thing you can count on is your defined-benefit pension, thanks to the Teachers’ Retirement System and the UFT.