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Cut City School Class Sizes by Increasing Taxes on Absentee Owners: UFT

By taxing absentee owners, NY State could gather money to downsize public schools classes to 15 students

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Dept. of Education Employees Fight for First Pay Raise in 6 Years

Administrative assistants for Community Education Councils haven't had a raise since 2008.

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Music Class Slashed at Greenwich Village's PS 41

P.S. 41's longtime music teacher, Eve Zanni, had to leave the school after her position was cut.

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Hundreds of Teachers to Wear Pro-NYPD Shirts to Protest Eric Garner March

Staten Island teachers say they're wearing the shirts because the UFT backed Rev. Al Sharpton's march.

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62 Schools Set to Break City's Education Rules Under Union-Approved Deal

The PROSE schools will offer a variety of changes to curriculum and school structure, officials said.

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Stringer Projects $2 Billion More in Overall Labor Deal Costs

The comptroller's budget review ultimately estimates the net cost lower thany the mayor's office.

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Stringer Warned De Blasio About Budget Issue With Teacher Raises

The comptroller pushed the mayor to change his plan for $725 million in payments to teacher retirees.

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Real Cost of Teachers Union Labor Deal Rises to Almost $9B, City Says

A week after heralding their $5.5 billion UFT deal, the city said it would actually cost $8.9 billion.

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De Blasio Strikes Deal With Teachers Union, With $5.5B in Raises

The deal would extend retroactively to 2009, giving teachers billions of dollars in back pay.

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Mayor Cancels Affordable Housing Announcement Amid Teacher Union Deal Talks

Officials said labor talks remained ongoing, as the mayor canceled a major housing policy talk.

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Jobs for Teachers, Police and Firefighters Slashed Under Bloomberg

The vast majority of the city employees lost during Bloomberg's term as mayor were essential workers.

East Harlem »

Unions Vow to Push for Tax to Fund de Blasio's Universal Pre-K Plan

Union officials said they would fight for the mayor's tax hike on the wealthy in Albany.

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City Suing Teachers Union Over Breach of Rubber Room Agreement

Bloomberg said the union failed to uphold its end of a deal to handle teachers under investigation.

Washington Heights »

District Leader Candidate Flaunts Union Endorsement That He Never Received

Manny De Los Santos touted his UFT backing, but the union said it doesn't endorse in local races.

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With Walcott's Exit, Mayoral Candidates Are Eyeing His Successor

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said his last day will be Dec. 31, no matter who becomes the new mayor.

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