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UFT and NYC Teachers Score Victory With $900 million Back Pay Decision  

An almost decade-long battle has seemingly come to an end. On October 9, 2020, an independent arbitrator ruled that New York City has to...

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Key NYC Department of Education Personnel Exits Rattle COVID-19 Reopening Plans

photo: Tweed Building NYC DOE Headquarters Since June, Mayor Bill de Blasio has had to deal with the exits of several key Department of...

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Rising Teacher COVID-19 Cases and School Ventilation Issues Raise Concerns About School Reopenings

by Chanell Turner / NYCTeachers.com “Let’s just get real—an open window is not gonna cut it.” Monona Rossol, an...

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16 NYC Teachers Test Positive for COVID 19 As Schools Prepare To Open To Students In Less Than 2 Weeks

UFT President, Michael Mulgrew, announced today that 16 New York City teachers have tested positive for COVID-19. These teachers were...

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NYC DOE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS: SAGE AND SAFE OR STUPID AND SKETCHY?

by Alicia Whitney The fight against the pandemic all over the world has proven to be a disruptive one. Several sectors of different...

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New York City Preparing To Open Schools in the Fall Without A Plan That Makes Sense And With a Test & Trace System That Lacks Equity

New York City is desperate and under pressure to open schools in the Fall without a plan that makes sense. New Yorkers are still testing...

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New York City Schools May Be Closed for The Rest of the School Year Says De Blasio

On March 15 Mayor De Blasio announced that New York City Public Schools would officially close until April 20, 2020, However, due to the...

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Mastermind Connect Celebrates One Year Anniversary of their Young Masterminds Initiative

New York – June 4, 2018 Mastermind Connect, a ‘resource group and thought incubator for today’s progressive man,’ is...

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Here’s How Richard Carranza Handled Houston’s Special Education Crisis and what it could mean for New York City

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Alex Zimmerman on April 3, 2018 | PHOTO: Christina Veiga   Two days before Richard Carranza took over...

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Rising Number of Students in Temporary Housing Lead Advocates To Call on City for Support

Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) and Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York (CCC) called on Mayor de Blasio to provide...

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