Educators Win Historic Union Charter School Organizing Victory in Cleveland

In a historic first for Cleveland, teachers and support staff at University of Cleveland Preparatory School voted overwhelmingly to join the Ohio Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, hoping to improve conditions for students and teachers. UCP is part of the network of charter schools operated by Cleveland-based I Can Schools. See more

A fight for the very soul of our country

In her most recent column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten talks about the need for our country to return to the kind of thoughtful yet passionate discourse and engagement in civic life that's been far too rare lately.

AFT Members Pivotal to Big Hillary Clinton Wins

Union members and supporters from across the country came together Tuesday night to send the resounding message that only Hillary Clinton has what it takes to deliver real change for working people and break down the barriers holding our nation back. See more.

Weingarten to Senate on court nomination: Do your job

The Constitution is crystal clear about what to do when there's a Supreme Court vacancy: The president of the United States nominates a candidate for the bench, and the Senate provides advice and consent, AFT President Randi Weingarten says, urging the Senate to do its job.