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AFT Pennsylvania endorses Tom Wolf for Governor

One day after the Primary Election, AFT Pennsylvania endorsed Tom Wolf for Governor. The vote by AFT Pennsylvania’s Executive Council was unanimous. AFT Pennsylvania members coalesced around Wolf, a York native, a businessman and former Secretary of Revenue under Gov. Ed Rendell. 

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Don’t Call me “Charter Teacher," says New Philly Leader

At the AFT national convention in Los Angeles in July, teachers from AFT-organized charter schools had a simple message: Don’t call us “charter teachers.” English teacher Antoinette Davis spoke about her experience in a Philadelphia charter school to thousands of AFT delegates on the convention floor.  “We are all educators,” she said.  “I want my AFT brothers and sisters to see me as a public school teacher at a charter.”  

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