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UFT Resolutions

Resolution to endorse Cassandra Johnson for Queens Surrogate Court Judge

The UFT endorses Cassandra Johnson to serve as a judge in Queens Surrogate Court.

Resolution ensuring optimal room temperatures for all students and educators in NYC Public Schools

The UFT will fight to ensure adequate working conditions and temperatures for all and continue to demand that every room in every building occupied by students and/or UFT members has regulated and acceptable temperatures at all times during the workday.

Resolution in support of affirmative action and equal opportunity

The UFT continues its support of affirmative action, asserts it should continue until discrimination no longer exists in America and will address misconceptions and challenges to affirmative action policies.

Resolution advocating for increased staffing of all titles that deal with special education

The UFT calls on the DOE to recruit, hire and retain special education teachers, counselors, nurses, OT/PT, speech, social workers, paraprofessionals, hearing services and all titles that deal with special education to create a supportive learning environment for all.

Resolution to urge the DOE to comply with the new class size law

The UFT will urge the Mayor and Chancellor to adopt the Class Size Working Group’s proposals to ensure that schools are able to lower class sizes to the levels required by law.

Resolution to support parent, community and staff engagement at Panel for Educational Policy meetings

The UFT supports parents and the community in their desire to advocate for their young people’s fair and just education in New York City’s public schools.