Thursday, August 18, 2005

Contract Update

UFT President Randi Weingarten says Mayor Bloomberg's public pronouncement that teachers would receive a contract before the school year was just talk, and despite his upbeat prediction in late July, there have been no ensuing negotiations between the city and the UFT.

So welcome to year three without a contract. If there is any planned contract, the mayor may be timing it to maximize his political advantage. This ought to help clarify any lingering doubts about precisely what Bloomberg and Klein value in education...
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