New Action at the UFT Exec Board – this year

WHAT NEW ACTION/UFT HAS DONE FOR THE MEMBERSHIP SINCE 2010 -13

SOME ISSUES TAKEN UP BY OUR NEW ACTION/UFT EXEC BOARD MEMBERS

 Part III – September 2012 – March 2013

September 2012

New Action wins bipartisan support in solidarity with Chicago teachers

New Action introduces resolution to support President Obama for reelection

New Action calls for reconsideration of NYSUT recommendation to stay neutral in the Grimm/Murphy race on Staten Island

October 2012

New Action asks the UFT to join NAACP suit on selective school entrance exams

November 2012

New Action introduces resolution to oppose any cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid. Passes December DA

New Action questions why UFT space has been leased to King’s College

New Action calls for a list of worst principals who have issued U-ratings

New Action initiates bipartisan resolution in opposition to the “Grand  Compromise” proposed by Republicans

New Action introduces resolution to oppose any cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid. Passes December DA.

January 2013

New Action introduces resolution on gun violence. Passes unanimously.

New Action calls for list of schools with the highest U-ratings.

New Action blasts DOE for failure to recruit and hire teachers of color.

New Action calls for action to protect S.I chapter leader sent to the rubber room.

February 2013

New Actions calls for support for Seattle teachers who refused to administer standardized tests.

New Action calls on UFT to poll members regarding Democratic mayoral candidates.

March 2013

New Action calls for rejection of governance proposals, and for their resubmission as part of a package calling for the end of mayoral control

 

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