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More Unwanted Teachers Leave System Under de Blasio

Monday, March 23, 2015

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has gotten more "excessed" teachers to leave the system, mostly by encouraging them to take the retirement deal laid out in the new teachers contract.
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Few Teachers Bite at Buyouts

Thursday, August 07, 2014

WNYC

Less than 10 percent of teachers and other staffers without permanent assignments opted for buyouts this fall, under a new agreement negotiated between the union and the city's Department of Education.

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On Teachers in Limbo, Contract Satisfies Few

Friday, May 30, 2014

There are more than one thousand New York City teachers rotating weekly to different schools because they don't have a permanent position. The union contract takes a crack at a solution. 

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More Reserve Teachers Finding Permanent Jobs

Monday, April 23, 2012

The number of New York City teachers without a permanent assignment is at its lowest point in several years, solidifying the faith of city and union officials in an agreement on the teacher reserve pool implemented at the beginning of the school year.

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New Policy on Substitutes Leads to More in Permanent Slots

Monday, November 14, 2011

The city and the teachers' union say more teachers have picked up permanent assignments this fall because of a new agreement, in which substitute teachers rotate to different schools every week.

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Success Academy Charter Battle, Take Two

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Eva S. Moskowitz is deep into another battle, this time in Brooklyn where she is trying to start one of her Success Academy charter schools in Cobble Hill. Some of the people at Public School 261 Philip Livingston in Brooklyn are planning an event in protest.

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New Reserve Rules Upset Teachers, Report Says

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Changes made this summer to the way unassigned teachers are deployed has created confusion, GothamSchools reports. Teachers are complaining that the deal between the teachers' union and the Education Department requiring teachers to travel to a different school each week makes it difficult for them to find permanent jobs.

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