Month: 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.

AFT: State of the Union 2010-2012

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

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 nation.  Earlier… Read More

PJSTA Picketing with UWUA Local 1-2 Workers

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

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 that calls… Read More