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In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education held a promise of racial justice in public schools. But on the 60th anniversary of that ruling, the promise remains unfulfilled.
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.
The AFT, the nation's largest union of higher education faculty and staff, launched its national effort to reclaim the promise of higher education during the annual AFT National Higher Education Issues Conference in Baltimore
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten discusses "the real retirement crisis": the fact that most Americans lack the essential elements of a secure retirement.
The AFT is challenging the assumptions of a new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on school support staff, which suggests that the increase in the number of these employees is "adding more hands, but not necessarily more value."