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Tell your Representative to concur on HB 2 to create charter accountability

To hold charter schools accountable or not to hold charter schools accountable? That is the question before lawmakers as members of the House decide whether to concur with the Senate's effort to protect taxpayers and children.

Tell your state Representative to concur on HB 2 when deciding whether to hold charter schools accountable for failed academic results and financial missteps. A vote to concur will update a weak HB 2 with stronger accountability provisions from SB 148.

Visit the AFT Legislative Action Center

Make your views known to those in Congress and state legislatures who represent you on the issues that affect working families every day.  Click here to visit the AFT's Legislative Action Center.

Thank the House Finance Committee for removing attacks on workers' rights

Join us in saying thank you to members of the House Finance Committee for removing anti-union amendments from the budget bill - send them a thank you email.

New pledge aims to tame the testing burden

The growing fixation on testing is crushing the creativity and effectiveness of teachers in the classroom. Thoughtful educators, parents and even policymakers are determined to tame this beast and put testing where it belongs: where it can be used as a diagnostic tool, rather than as a threat hanging over the heads of students and the teachers trying desperately to reach them in more effective, meaningful ways. Sign an online petition.