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UFT Endorses Thompson

United Federation Of Teachers Backs Bill Thompson For Mayor

The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.

06/19/2013

Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorses Bill Thompson. (credit: CSA NYC)

Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals Union

President Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union’s 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.

06/18/2013

City Worker Rally

City Workers Rally For A New Contract At City Hall

Thousands of city workers whose union contracts have expired rallied for new and fair agreements in Lower Manhattan Wednesday afternoon.

06/12/2013

UFT Mayoral Candidate Forum

Mayoral Candidates Talk Education At Teachers’ Union Forum

Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/11/2013

Fatima Ptacek, voice of 'Dora the Explorer,' reads to a kindergarten class at PS 111 in Manhattan on Read Across America Day - March 1, 2013 (credit: Luke Fontana/Screen Actors Guild Foundation via Getty Images)

United Federation Of Teachers Wants To Reduce Mayor’s Control Over Schools

Under the current system, the mayor appoints the majority of members to the Panel for Educational Policy that votes on school policies.

03/15/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

NYC Parents File Suit Against State For Withholding Millions In Education Funding

The suit names Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Education Commissioner John King Jr. It was filed Tuesday in Manhattan on behalf of two dozen parents and students.

02/06/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Threatens To Impose State Teacher Evaluation System On NYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that if New York City and the teachers union can’t reach a deal on teacher evaluations, the state will impose one.

01/30/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jan. 22, 2013 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Skeptical About Deal On Teacher Evaluations

The deadline has already come and gone on inking a deal for teacher evaluations that could have gotten New York City $450 million in aid and grants.

01/23/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Rips UFT, Says City Won’t Sign ‘Fraud’ Teacher Evaluation Deal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered stinging criticism of the New York City teacher’s union Tuesday for “dragging their feet and throwing up roadblocks” during negotiations over teacher evaluations.

01/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and UFT President Michael Mulgrew (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Could Still Land $200 Million In Aid After State Education Commissioner Extends Teacher Evaluation Deadline

The deadline for an additional $200 million in grants was extended to February 15 by New York Education Commissioner John King Friday afternoon.

01/18/2013

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Bloomberg, UFT Say No Deal Reached Over Teacher Evaluation Plan

The lack of agreement between the city and the union representing 75,000 teachers puts the city school district at risk of losing $450 million in state aid and grants.

01/17/2013

New York City schools chancellor Dennis Walcott (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)/President of the United Federation of Teachers Michael Mulgrew (file/credit:Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Still No Deal On NYC Teacher Evaluation System Day Ahead Of State Deadline

If an evaluation plan is not submitted on time, the city could lose $450 million in state aid and grants.

01/16/2013

(FILE - credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Clock Counts Down As City, UFT Spar Over Teacher Evaluation System

The clock was ticking this weekend for New York City and the union representing the city’s 75,000 public school teachers to agree on a teacher evaluation system.

01/13/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg stands alongside Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. (credit: Rich Lamb, WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Offers Explanation For Controversial Remarks Comparing Teacher’s Union To NRA

Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to take heat for comments he made on his radio show last week.

01/07/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Slammed For Comparing Teachers’ Union To NRA

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday drew a backlash over a remark he made on his radio show.

01/06/2013

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