New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg also says the city has reached an overall deal with the teachers’ union on the contentious issue. The union, however, denies it.
“We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women’s lives,” the group said in a statement.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Yonkers today trying to sell his budget, which includes a 401(k) option for public employees and a system to evaluate teachers.
United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew says they’ve gone to the state to try and drag city officials back to the negotiating table to reach an agreement on a new teacher evaluation process.
The department has missed out on more than a half a million dollars that taxpayers have been forced to foot the bill for.
It’s a jaw-dropping prescription for fixing city schools. “Professor” Michael Bloomberg said Thursday he would accomplish more with less by slashing the teaching staff in half — and that’s just the beginning.
New York City school kids who are being bullied now have a hotline they can call, one staffed by mental health professionals.
Demonstrators gathered outside the state office building on 125th Street in Harlem to demand the NAACP withdraw from a lawsuit filed by the United Federation of Teachers.
As City Hall plans to eliminate as many as 6,000 New York City teachers, there is a demand for more accountability at the Department of Education.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew said the lawsuit claims the city broke its promises to give failing schools the support needed to improve.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blames cuts in education funding for the move.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is warning that unless teacher seniority rules are changed, the city could have to lay off nearly every teacher hired in the last five years.
United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew said the formula used to produce the reports was in its “developmental stage” and had a 60 point margin of error.
Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo is already sharpening his budget ax and school aid is among his first targets. He said the billions New York has spent to educate children has not paid off in results.
United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is trying to stop education Chancellor Joel Klein from releasing a controversial teacher evaluation.