The American Legislative Exchange Council [ALEC] is headed to the Heartland. They’re bringing state politicians to Kansas City —pushing their dangerous agenda that rewards greedy CEOs and hurts middle class workers and our public schools.More
In less than two years, 500,000 teachers, parents and others have used Share My Lesson, posting, downloading and rating classroom lessons and other teaching materials—making it the most sought-after, free online collection of lesson plans and other instructional resources.
The AFT, in partnership with the Albert Shanker Institute and the AFT Innovation Fund, is accepting applications for the second annual $25,000 Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism, which honors the most innovative, inspiring examples of collaborative work by our state and local affiliates.
Governor Nixon has asked for our help. At the beginning of the legislative session, Governor Nixon presented a budget that would have increased spending on all levels of education by nearly half a billion dollars and would have put school districts on the path to being fully funded with $278 million of that increase going to K-through-12 schools.
A Florida food service worker and AFT member was one of the witnesses at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee on the minimum wage and other economic issues affecting individuals, families and communities.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about what poverty in America looks like today, a half-century after President Lyndon B. Johnson, in conjunction with civil rights, religious and labor leaders, commenced the war on poverty.