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UFT Announces NYC Council Endorsements for 2021 Giving 15 Candidates A Big Boost

Wednesday evening the UFT decided on their next round of City Council candidate endorsements for 2021. The UFT stated that all of these...

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Lester Young Jr. Makes History as State’s first Black Chancellor for Board of Regents

Reema Amin, Chalkbeat New York Jan 11, 12:23pm EST The state Board of Regents made history Monday, electing Lester Young Jr., as its first...

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No Student Should Be Homeless in NYC Says ENY City Council Candidate Nikki Lucas on VOICES of East New York

Watch the Video Below On her weekly Sunday livestream show, VOICES of East New York, 2021 City Council candidate, Nikki Lucas railed...

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3rd Annual New York City Public School Film Festival – Submissions From Jan 5 – March 16, 2021

The DOE is delighted to announce the 3rd Annual New York City Public School Film Festival presented by NYC DOE and the Mayor’s Office of...

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High COVID Rates in East New York Might Cause Local Schools To Remain Closed

Last week Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza closed schools citywide as the city reached the 3% threshold that was established...

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NYC Schools Preparing to Go to Full Remote Learning. Are They Ready?

Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York Nov 12, 6:57pm EST Amid a steady upward climb in coronavirus cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio is sticking to...

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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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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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