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2018-2019 School Year

 

January 4, 2019
BPO "KIDS TAKE OVER KLEINHANS" SERIES
The BTF has again purchased tickets for the next BPO "Kids Take over Kleinhans" series so that BTF members, and their children have an opportunity to attend. The BPO has created... << Read More >>
 
January 4, 2019
STUDENT TOILET TRAINING
As indicated in our October Survey of teachers, there appears to be an increase in the number of students
who have not been toilet trained ("Potty Trained")... << Read More >>
 
December 17, 2018
THE ATTACKS HAVE BEGUN
The Billionaires, Charter School funders, Union haters and their co-conspirators have begun their attacks on unions in an effort to render workers undefended, exploited and for them to use as pawns as they please... << Read More >>
 
November 16, 2018
BTF UPDATES
SCHOOL FUNDING - BTF questions how each school’s funding is determined. WORKPLACE - BTF questions and takes issues with workplace/Facebook application and other email issues.<< Read More >>
 
November 7, 2018
BTF UPDATES
We continue to receive concerns that people who are not Board employees, e.g. in some case parents, are entering our school and classes without notice.<< Read More >>
 
October 11, 2018
BTF UPDATES
The large number of newly hired teachers who were incorrectly paid for prior service has slowed the process for adjusting teachers’ salaries. Payroll is working as quickly as possible now that the error has... << Read More >>
 
October 4, 2018
BTF UPDATES
All teachers hired on or after September 1, 2016 with Credited previous teaching experience, should have had their previous credited service started from Step 2, not Step 1. “Teachers with no prior service will be placed on Step 2. Teachers with prior service will be... << Read More >>
 
October 3, 2018
CLASSROOM WALKTHROUGHS (DRIVE-BYS)
We have received a copy of what in some schools is titled “CLASSROOM WALKTHROUGH FORM”. In my opinion: “Key” – It seems you have two (2) strikes against you... << Read More >>
 
September 24, 2018
BTF PRESS RELEASE - DISTRICT FOUND GUILTY OF TEACHER REPRISAL AND HARMING THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS AT CITY HONORS
An arbitrator has ruled that the Buffalo School District retaliated against the teachers at City Honors for prevailing in an arbitration against the District and harmed the students’ education by eliminating 5.5 teacher positions to fund the restoration of... << Read More >>
 
September 24, 2018
BREAST CANCER WALK
The Buffalo Teachers Federation is proud to once again be participating in the 2018 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk << View Flyer >>
 
September 18, 2018
BTF UPDATES
We have begun the review of our survey of what we are doing well and suggestions for how we can better serve you. Thank you for taking the time to participate... << Read More >>
 

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