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Sunnyside (Staten Island) »

Parents and Teachers 'Intimidated' by Pro-NYPD T-Shirt Protest, NAACP Says

Members of the local NAACP said they've been getting calls about the protest in schools.

Dongan Hills »

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.

Long Island City »

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.

Financial District »

Boost Diversity at Top High Schools by Changing Entry Test, Lawmakers Say

Legislators want the DOE to consider eighth-graders' attendance and grades, not just test results.

Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

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.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Releases $74B Budget, Boosting Funds for Schools, NYPD and NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio's first budget includes funding increases pre-K, police precincts and CUNY.

Civic Center »

Labor Union Council Approves de Blasio's Health Care Savings Deal

The deal, which is designed to save the city $3.4 billion, will now have to be approved by each union.

Civic Center »

NYPD Union Blasts de Blasio Offer of No Retroactive Raises Despite UFT Deal

Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch blasted the city's offer of no raises.

Civic Center »

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.

TriBeCa »

Teachers, Nurses and Professors Deserve Contracts First, Union Rep Says

Unions representing teachers, nurses and professors have gone the longest without contracts, reps say.

Park Slope »

De Blasio Names Carmen Farina Schools Leader

Fariña spent four decades in the city's school system, joining Bloomberg's team in 2004.

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.

New York City »

Mayoral Hopeful Bill Thompson Earns Key Endorsement From UFT

The United Federation of Teachers endorsed former NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson for mayor Wednesday.

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