UFT's Michael Mulgrew Declares "War" on Education Reform

New York Post // May 9, 2014

According to the New York Post, UFT President Michael Mulgrew declared "war" on education reformers at a Wednesday-night meeting with union delegates. Among the remarks, Mulgrew stated: 

“Their ideas will absolutely destroy — forget about public education — they will destroy education in our country.”

Many education reform leaders are outraged by Mulgrew's comments. StudentsFirstNY's Executive Director, Jenny Sedlis, stated:

Mulgrew saw the teachers contract as an opportunity to settle scores rather than as a tool to improve schools for kids."

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