Tag Archives: United Federation of Teachers

Con Ed lockout ends

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Con Ed lockout ends New York—On July 24 at historic Union Square, 8,500 workers with Local 1-2 Utility Workers Union of America, UWUA, who had been locked out by Consolidated Edison, … Continue reading

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NYC May Day march

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: NYC May Day march New York—There was a large May Day rally and march in New York City—but you would not have known it from reading The New York Times. The … Continue reading

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New York’s ‘F’ in math

From the January-February 2011 issue of News & Letters: New York’s ‘F’ in math Impelled by “Race to the Top,” New York State has mandated that by 2013, 25% of a teacher’s evaluation be based on a value-added system–which supposedly … Continue reading

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