AFT and AFL-CIO Lobbyists at the Capitol opening day of the 2015 Legislative Session.
The presidents of the nation's two largest teachers unions offered a solid shared vision for reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act at a Washington, D.C., meeting with state policy chiefs and in a joint keynote address to a nationwide audience of classroom educators participating in Share My Lesson's third annual virtual conference.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten looks at how Minnesota and Wisconsin have followed very different economic paths since electing new governors in 2010.
From grass-roots lobbying on Capitol Hill to a telephone town hall meeting, the AFT focused intense activity and energy in the first days of March on the all-important reauthorization of the keystone federal law for K-12 education, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
It's time to Fight Back and Fight Forward! Public Education is a multi-billion dollar industry and several Utah Legislators are profiting from the legislation that they sponsor and pass. This is not unique to Utah. It's taking place across the United States. The promise of America isn’t disappearing by accident. We are being ripped off. Our students are suffering. Our families are being squeezed. Our communities are being starved.
AFT PSRPs from two different locals in southern Illinois have created a training program to teach high school and college students about workplace safety