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On the Record with Michael Mulgrew

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Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), talks about education – both the practice and the politics – in New York City, New York State and the nation.

Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), talks about education – both the practice and the politics – in New York City, New York State and the nation.
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Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), talks about education – both the practice and the politics – in New York City, New York State and the nation.

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@uftny

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English


Episodes

Student Debt Relief Program

5/2/2019
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Saddled with student loans? Unable to navigate the many loan forgiveness programs out there? You aren’t alone. The UFT has partnered with a new service and reputable law firm to help guide members every step of the way. UFT President Michael Mulgrew walks listeners through the Student Debt Relief Program, a new benefit for UFT members only, in the latest episode of On The Record, found on iTunes, Google Play or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Duration:00:17:26

Beyond Suspensions: Changing School Culture, One School's Journey

3/12/2019
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At a Bronx elementary school, suspensions and disciplinary incidents are down while student happiness, academics and parental engagement are up. How? By changing school culture. Hear more as UFT President Michael Mulgrew talks with the educators and the principal at PS 42 in the Bronx about the changes they made by bringing in resources and the joint UFT-DOE program known as the Positive Learning Collaborative.

Duration:00:18:06

The Bronx Plan with Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza

2/16/2019
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Traditionally underserved schools in the Bronx, East New York, Brownsville and the Rockaways are getting a boost in the new Bronx Collaborative Schools Plan. Educators in these 50 schools will get to decide what their schools need to thrive — a sea change from the usual top-down decision making process in most public schools. Hear more as UFT President Michael Mulgrew and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza talk about the ‘Bronx Plan’ and why it’s long overdue.

Duration:00:24:30

Paid Parental Leave with Greer Hansen-Velazquez

1/17/2019
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Thinking of starting — or expanding — your family? UFT President Michael Mulgrew discusses paid parental leave with Greer Hansen-Velazquez, who runs UFT parental leave workshops for the expectant mothers, new fathers and adoptive and foster parents who are all eligible for six weeks of paid time off with their new children thanks to this new benefit that the UFT negotiated with the city in 2018.

Duration:00:08:17

Teacher of the Year Alhassan Susso

12/7/2018
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UFT President Michael Mulgrew and New York State Teacher of the Year Alhassan Susso, a Bronx social studies instructor, talk about the magic of teaching and what it takes to reach students. Listen to this latest On the Record podcast available on the UFT website, on iTunes, on Spotify, on Stitcher or on Google Play.

Duration:00:12:10

Teacher Evaluation

11/16/2018
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The new DOE-UFT contract reduces the number of observations for the vast majority of teachers. In this episode of On the Record with Michael Mulgrew, the UFT president talks with PS 204K Chapter Leader and member of the contract negotiating team Trisha Arnold about the changes to the teacher evaluation system and how they will benefit teachers.

Duration:00:25:13

Women and the 2018 Election

11/4/2018
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In this episode, United Federation of Teacher's President Michael Mulgrew interviews Brette McSweeney, President of Eleanor’s Legacy. They discuss The Baker Project and the effort to elect more Democratic women to office, particularly to the New York State Senate.

Duration:00:08:30

Contract at a glance

11/4/2018
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In this episode, United Federation of Teacher's President Michael Mulgrew gives the highlights of the new DOE-UFT contract.

Duration:00:01:37

New Teachers

11/4/2018
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On this episode, the United Federation of Teacher's President Michael Mulgrew is joined by UFT Vice-President Karen Alford to discuss the impact of the new contract on new teachers.

Duration:00:12:14

Paraprofessionals

11/4/2018
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On this episode, the United Federation of Teacher's President Michael Mulgrew is joined by UFT Paraprofessional Chapter Leader Shelvy Young-Abrams to discuss the highlights and significance of the new contract with regards to paras.

Duration:00:11:52

New Contract

11/2/2018
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On this episode, the United Federation of Teacher's President Michael Mulgrew discusses the new contract highlighting frequently asked questions by members.

Duration:00:14:14