Sunday, May 29, 2016

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Congrats to the MORE/New Action Caucus

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Congrats to the MORE/New Action Caucus:

Congrats to the MORE/New Action Caucus

A SmallTalk Salute goes out to the social-justice activists within the York teachers union who have been fighting for years to democratize the UFT. Latest election results show the MORE/New Actioncandidates swept the seven high school teacher seats on the union’s Executive Board.

“Teachers now have a real voice in the United Federation of Teachers, and that voice will not be silenced." says new board member, teacher Arthur Goldstein.


The Caucus' goals are clear and progressive:
  • Enforce Our Contract and Organize for a Just Contract in 2018 
  • Defend Public Education
  • Combat Systemic School Segregation and Racism
  • Support Opt Out and Oppose Common Core, Danielson Evaluations and High Stakes Testing
  • Make the UFT a Democratic,Transparent and Accountable Union
The vote totals show big gains for the activists over previous elections in a union, the largest Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: Congrats to the MORE/New Action Caucus:

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