Tag: NEA

MORE Presidential Candidate in the NY Times; More on Seattle

Michael Powell with a great read in the New York Times about Mayor Bloomberg’s fight with the UFT.  Julie Cavanagh, a teacher in Red Hook, Brooklyn, who is running for UFT President this year as the MORE caucus’ candidate, was quoted several times in the story, including this gem… “The ‘bad teacher’ narrative as a …

Matt Damon and Mom Decline NEA’s Award

Matt Damon and his mother, Nancy Carlsson-Paige declined an award from the NEA because of the NEA’s collaboration With TFA on an op-ed piece in the USA Today.  Read about it here. Here is Matt Damon in his Chicago Teachers Union hat…