Monthly Archives: July 2012

Diane Ravitch Addresses the AFT Convention

Education analyst Diane Ravitch was the keynote speaker at this year’s AFT Convention in Detroit. Here is her addressing the convention yesterday.

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AFT: State of the Union 2010-2012

The video played at the opening of the 2012 AFT Convention taking place this week in Detroit.

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The Chicago Teachers Victory

As you may or may not be aware, the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel have been embroiled in a bitter dispute, with Emanuel backing many of the nonsensical anti-labor and school “reform” ideas that have swept the … Continue reading

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PJSTA Picketing with UWUA Local 1-2 Workers

**Update** An agreement has been reached pending ratification.  

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Sign the AFT’s Petition to End America’s Fixation With High Stakes Testing!

All children deserve a rich, meaningful public education that prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and challenges that await them as they become contributing members of a democratic society. Growing our nation’s future citizens and workers is a serious undertaking … Continue reading

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