Carol Ruiz is a substitute teacher in Brooklyn. There is no other group of members of the union I can think of that are more under-represented than substitute teachers. We are called upon to serve the children of the city of New York on a moments notice, and to work in some of the worst […]

The news that Mayor Bloomberg has rescinded his layoffs is very welcome. His arbitrary pronouncement that teachers will forego a raise for the next two years is nothing more than maneuvering and playing to the media. UFT President Michael Mulgrew made it very clear, “There is no deal.” He welcom