American Federation of Teachers
National Bullying Prevention Month is in response to the need to raise awareness of bullying and its potentially devastating effects on children.
Philadelphia Federation of Teachers President Jerry Jordan says some steps have been taken in the right direction, but not enough to get a deal done.
New Jersey lawmakers approved a bill Monday that would allow those in the country illegally to qualify for in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities.
Philadelphia’s teachers’ union got some national help to make their argument that schools can improve without the wholesale closings and charter takeovers that have been proposed.
Philadelphia is cited in articles about the national trend in declining school populations and its effects. Detroit and Cleveland are in similar situations.
By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With US students ranking 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math out of 34 countries, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), […]
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers writes a revealing article in The New York Times, “Education by the Numbers.”
The American Federation of Teachers, usually focused on urban education, is leading a five-year effort to improve education in McDowell County, West Virginia.
Baltimore teachers have signed a contract that breaks new ground because it scraps the old model of ‘step’ increases based solely on years of experience and education and links pay in part to students’ performance.