Author Archives: Rob Callaghan

Bronx charter school ratifies contract

By Rob Callaghan Teachers and professional staff at University Prep Charter HS in the South Bronx on Nov. 20 approved, by unanimous vote, a new two-year contract. The contract, which runs from Sept. 1, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2017, provides … Continue reading

Members at Amber, 2 other charters ratify new contracts

by Cara Metz Educators at the Amber Charter School in East Harlem ratified a new contract by unanimous vote on June 15. The four-year contract delivers an increase of 1.5 percent to educators’ salaries for each year, retroactive to Sept. … Continue reading

We are all educators

by Miles Trager In the fifty plus years of the UFT’s proud history, educators have consistently taken up the fight for a wide range of issues affecting our city’s classrooms. Whether that has meant rallying in the streets of Manhattan, … Continue reading

Academy of the City Charter ratifies new contract

By Rob Callaghan Teachers and other staff at Academy of the City Charter School in Woodside, Queens, approved a new collective-bargaining agreement, which introduced class-size limits, improved the committee structure at the school, and provided educators with a 11 percent … Continue reading

Collaboration and Engagement in the Common Core Classroom: English Language Learners

Join us on Wednesday, April 22 for a FREE professional development workshop, designed and delivered by the UFT Teacher Center. Register here. Participants will: Deepen knowledge of Common Core Learning Standards Instructional Shifts Explore the use of primary sources to … Continue reading