FARINA DOESN’T WANT “FLYBY” OBSERVATIONS FOR TEACHERS BUT WHAT ABOUT ATRS?
In a recent NY Times article and in testimony before Albany lawmakers, Chancellor Carmen Farina stated that she is no fan of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal that 50% of teacher ratings should be based on student … Continue reading
On November 11, 2014 about 40 ATRs met to start the ATR Alliance. Our group has grown to 200 and it’s already time to hold our second round of elections and update the members on initiatives, news and actions.
FLYER CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE
Across the city the Fariña administration is continuing the Bloomberg/Klein inefficient method of assigning experienced middle school teachers to elementary positions and vice versa. Continue reading
How they play with the numbers, lie to the public, hurt the educators and students.
How many ATRs in the ATR Pool? Well, it depends who you ask, how you ask it, when you ask it and what your definition of an ATR is. See below what’s supposed to be a line graph, but is instead a scatter plot to show the false numbers released in the past. Continue reading
“No taxation without representation!” Remember that historic line?
The ATR email groups, blog and other social media comments are flooded with ATR UFT members stating that they lack union representation. That they cannot get a hold of anyone responsible at 52 Broadway. That they are treated like second class … Continue reading
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