Schools: The New Normal | Teachers' Union President Urges Mayor To Consider Shutting Down Schools In Neighborhoods With COVID ClustersMulgrew is making the demand as elementary schools opened for in-person learning Tuesday. High schools and middle schools open on Thursday, with 500,000 students in all returning to school.
Schools: The New Normal | NYC In Last-Minute Scramble To Hire Thousands More TeachersThe big question is whether students in actual classrooms will still have to learn remotely. The mayor says no. The teachers union says yes.
United Federation Of Teachers President Blasts NYC After 22 School Staff Members Test Positive For COVID-19: 'We're Doing Our Jobs, You Do Yours'The DOE insists this is the safest major city to reopen schools and will not open if the infection rate goes above 3%.
Mayor De Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carranza Stand Firm On Back To School Plan, Pledge 'If It's Not Safe, We Won't Reopen'De Blasio introduced a "Back To School Pledge," highlighting the amounts of hand sanitizer and PPE available in schools, among other aspects of the city's preparations.
UFT President: All Students, Adults Must Have Evidence They Don't Have COVID-19 Before Being Allowed Back In SchoolThe union representing New York City teachers is demanding uniform safety measures before agreeing to allow its members to go back to school.
Coronavirus Update: Some NYC Teachers Furious They Have To Work On Passover, Good FridaySome New York City teachers are outraged they have to work on two major religious holidays and some may call in sick.
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.
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 President Furious Over Cuomo's Proposal To Increase Charter Schools CapThe head of the teachers' union is speaking out over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to alter the number of charter schools.
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.
Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address, Unveils Budget PlanNew York must raise the minimum wage, cut small-business taxes, ease the burden of high property taxes and invest big in transportation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a sprawling address that laid out a long list of priorities for 2015.
NYC Schools Chancellor Says Schools Are Not Restaurants, Announces New Ranking SystemSchools Chancellor Carmen Farina announced a new ranking system that will deemphasize test scores and do away with the letter grades imposed by the Bloomberg administration.
NYC Teachers Warned Not To Wear Pro-NYPD Shirts At SchoolMany teachers across the city wore pro-police t-shirts after their union president, Michael Mulgrew, attended the Rev. Al Sharpton's march protesting the death of Eric Garner.
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.