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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.
AFT PSRPs from two different locals in southern Illinois have created a training program to teach high school and college students about workplace safety
Public recognition comes rarely for school support personnel, but back-to-school season last fall provided a windfall of publicity for school bus drivers, bus attendants and cafeteria workers in southwestern Florida.
Recommendations to reduce the number and hours of state tests begin a conversation that must delve deeper into whether tests are being used appropriately. Read the recommendations and OFT's perspective.
Seeking to improve public education, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) recently introduced the SMART Act to streamline and improve testing practices, and the CORE Act to bridge the student achievement gap.