United Federation of Teachers

Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship ParadeUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women's soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes -- especially girls.
Teachers' Union: NYS Should Put Brakes On Plans For More Charter SchoolsThe union said there are 2,500 vacant seats in New York City's charters schools. That's why it wants to put the brakes on plans for more.
Parents, Teachers Line Up To Protest Cuomo's Education Reform PlanThe bone-chilling weather on Saturday did not stop hundreds of teachers, students and parents from gathering in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s East Side office to protest his administration’s education policy.
Teachers' Union Blasts Plan To Increase Cap On Number Of N.Y. State Charter SchoolsThe head of the United Federation of Teachers spoke out Thursday against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to add more charter schools.
Gov. Cuomo Seeks Opinion On Tenure, Caps On Charter SchoolsGov. Cuomo is stepping up his war of words with the teachers' union.
NYC Ordered To Hire More High School LibrariansNew York City has been ordered to provide high schools with enough librarians to meet state regulations.
United Federation Of Teachers Seeks To Fight Lawsuit Against Teacher TenureThe United Federation of Teachers on Tuesday asked to become a defendant in a New York City lawsuit challenging job protections for teachers.
New York City Parents Pushing Hard For End To Teacher TenureA stunning decision to overturn teacher tenure laws in California has New York City parents mobilizing to seek the same thing here.
Teachers, Lawmakers Call For Change To Admissions To NYC's Most Elite Public SchoolsUnited Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew said Monday that the current system is unfair to minority students who deserve to attend Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech and five other specialized high schools.
UFT Pleased About New Teachers' ContractThe UFT said around 90,000 votes had been cast, with more than 77 percent of those approving the contact.
Teachers' Union Votes In Favor Of New Contract With New York CityNew York City public school teachers voted Tuesday to approve a new contract with the city.
UFT Delegates Agree To Put New Teachers Contract Up For Rank And File VoteThe nine-year contract includes back pay equivalent of nearly 8 percent of teachers' salaries and a series of additional small raises through 2018.