Sunday, October 25, 2009

Music teachers underserved by UFT management

Saturday, October 24, 2009
Parity for Music Teachers:
The Time Has Come

by Julie Woodward, UFT Delegate

Anyone who’s read our contracts for a decade or two will know that the UFT continues to throw high school music teachers under a bus.

By agreeing to 50 kids in each class, the union has tacitly accepted the notion that music teachers can achieve the same kind of results with 50 students that other city HS teachers can get with 34 and teachers in the suburbs can get with give or take 25 . . .

General music teachers do the same kinds of things all other subject teachers do.

Why, then, do we continue to get 50 kids per class? [continued at this link]

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