Michael Mulgrew

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Over $500 Million In NYC School Funds Left Unclaimed; Officials Scramble To Explain

The department has missed out on more than a half a million dollars that taxpayers have been forced to foot the bill for.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg: If I Had It My Way I’d Dump Half Of NYC’s Teachers

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.


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Teachers Union Funds New Hotline For NYC Students Being Bullied

New York City school kids who are being bullied now have a hotline they can call, one staffed by mental health professionals.


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Parents, Teachers Protest Lawsuit Against Charter Schools In NYC

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.


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Scott Stringer Wants Freeze On Non-Essential Dept. Of Education Contracts

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.


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Teachers Union Files Suit Against Closing Of Struggling NYC Schools

UFT President Michael Mulgrew said the lawsuit claims the city broke its promises to give failing schools the support needed to improve.


NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Proposed NYC Education Changes Draw Mixed Reactions

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blames cuts in education funding for the move.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg Wants Teacher Seniority Rules Changed

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.



Teacher Union Prez Blasts Alleged Mistakes In DOE Reports

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.


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Cuomo To Lawmakers: Get Smart About Fiscal Woes

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.


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Teachers Union Fighting Against Controversial Evaluation

United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is trying to stop education Chancellor Joel Klein from releasing a controversial teacher evaluation.

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