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New York Teachers Union

It's Now Tougher To Become A Teacher In These States

AP | CAROLYN THOMPSON | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Franchesca Moreno's work as a student teacher didn't end when the kids went home for the day. Instead, she spent hours analyzi...

City Scrubs Failing Teachers' Records If They Leave District

Posted 01.07.2013 | Education

Failing New York City teachers can have their poor ratings scrubbed from the record if they strike a deal with the city to quit or retire, according t...

New York Teacher Ratings Produce A Rallying Cry For The Union

The New York Times | Fernanda Santos | Posted 02.27.2012 | Education

In the days leading up to the release of ratings for thousands of New York City public-school teachers on Friday, hundreds of e-mails poured into the ...

WATCH: Huge Protest At Panel Hearing To Close Schools

Posted 02.10.2012 | New York

A crowd of 2,000 packed into the auditorium at Brooklyn Technical High School Thursday night to protest the city's plan to close 23 schools. CBS Ne...

New York Scraps $27 Million Contract With Murdoch Education Affiliate

Posted 10.27.2011 | Education

The state of New York has scrapped a controversial $27 million contract between Rupert Murdoch's Wireless Generation and the state's Education Departm...

Myles Miller

Fewer Teachers Get Tenure In New York City Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Myles Miller | Posted 09.26.2011 | Education

New York City principals have rooted out their worst teachers as tenure numbers dipped to new lows. Only 58 percent of eligible teachers were grant...

"Rubber Room", Station For Ousted Teachers, Now Closed

nytimes.com | JENNIFER MEDINA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There were the hugs goodbye, the exchanges of phone numbers and the almost sure to be broken promises of keeping in touch. They packed up their bags o...

New York Teachers Scramble For Better Pension Plan Before New Year's Changes

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Prospective full-time teachers are scrambling to get into the current state pension tier before a reform measure designed to save...