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Driving Change

We are at a critical moment for our city, state and nation. We are calling on elected officials to protect public education. Learn more about our priorities and add your voice to the chorus demanding teachers, students, schools and communities be protected.

State Bill Would Lower Class Sizes

Capping a yearlong push by educators and parents to lower class sizes, state lawmakers passed a bill on June 2 to cap the number of students per classroom in New York City public schools...

Once-in-a-Generation Chance to Reduce Class Sizes

The pandemic has laid bare the inequities within our school system and the challenges we face. No policy change would have a greater impact on our public schools than reducing class sizes...

UFT on Passage of Small Class Size Legislation

The Senate and Assembly class size reduction legislation marks a milestone in the years-long struggle to bring the benefits of smaller classes to the city, which has long had...
The past two years have proven that New York City is home to some of the most skilled and hard-working educators in the country. Not only should they be saluted for their dedication and resilience, but they should be respected for their expertise.

Michael Mulgrew

President, United Federation of Teachers

Driving the Charge for Madam Speaker of the City Council

Driving the Charge for Madam Speaker of the City Council

Education is the foundation of our society, and women make up the majority of its workforce. New York City made history by electing a Council where women will be the new majority, and educators helped make this happen. The next logical step is for the City Council to select a woman as Speaker. Ensuring women are a part of policymaking in New York is paramount to achieving progress for public education and a more just city.
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