United Federation Of Teachers To Pick NYC Mayoral Candidate To Endorse

The delegates of the United Federation of Teachers gather Wednesday to endorse a mayoral candidate, and their leader vows to accomplish a feat that has eluded the union for 24 years: picking the winner. “You don’t endorse to lose,” said union chief Michael Mulgrew, who made strengthening the union’s political apparatus a top priority after …

New York City Teachers’ ‘Unsatisfactory’ Ratings Scrubbed From Record If They Agree To Quit

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 to a New York Post report. Teachers deemed “unsatisfactory” for two consecutive years in the city face termination hearings, but can avoid all that — and have the …