Brooklyn Chapter Leaders Meeting (2/25/2021)
UFT Solidarity Council Members attended the Chapter Leaders meeting this afternoon. The meeting was led by Jason Goldberg, Bill Kalogeras and James Duncan. It was a long meeting so I’m
Op-Ed: CDC, End the Back-and-Forth!
The CDC has announced that teachers do not need vaccines to return to their classrooms. They only need “resources” to stay safe. Why doubt the CDC? Why question this government
2/16 Response to the State Education Department on COVID Testing in Schools
The framers of Education Law 906(1) never conceived of students being asymptomatic carriers of a virus like COVID-19 and could infect the families of countless students. To not test a
UFT Reading Group – Friday February 19 at 6 o’clock
Hello People! Our Friday and Saturday sessions were well-attended and we had a lively and insightful discussions of various aspects of how our union came into being. We were able
Member Letter: No MOSL or Danielson for this Year.
Dear friends and family,Please push Cuomo to waive teacher evaluation this year. DiBlasio and Carranza screwed the School Year up by not focusing on schools until mid-July. Online instruction is
Update Regarding Remote Danielson Reso
After presenting the resolution, of course Unity played dirty and Mary Vacarro spoke against by intentionally mischaracterizing the resolution and then it was voted against 40%-60%. She said that it
Chicago Union News: Mayor Lightfoot Threatening Lockout of Teachers
Mayor Lightfoot promises slower phase-in with on PreK and Special Ed clusters coming in on Tuesday, K-5 on February 22, and 6-8 on March 1. She threatened to lock out
Notes from the 2/4/2021 Town Hall by Dan Leopold
February Town Hall with Michael Mulgrew 1)Introduced Senator Chuck Schumer: Thank teachers for everything we have done. He believes in public education. His family has grown up in public schools.
Making the Dream a Reality
Have we told you lately how much we appreciate you? Well, we have a small ask to ask of you. We need to update our membership rolls! After 6 years
On Robert’s Rule of Order
Robert’s Rule of Order is the most widely used manual of parliamentary procedure in the United States. Generally, Robert’s Rules of Order is a guide for conducting meetings and making decisions as a group.