At the AFT's biennial convention, Randi Weingarten vowed to fight attacks on teachers, unions and public schools and fight forward to create a more just and equitable America.More
A California Superior Court judge ruled this week that state seniority, tenure and due process violate students' rights to an effective education. Click read more to read a report from our affiliates at the California Federation of Teachers/California Teachers Association.
The Reverend Dr. William Barber, the North Carolina minister who founded the Moral Mondays movement to fight voter suppression, defunding of public education and attacks on the rights of working people, gave a fiery speech urging members to organize to reverse the tide in America.
More than 3,500 delegates from Pennsylvania and across the country attended the 2014 AFT Convention in Los Angeles, including more than 100 delegates from the Keystone State. See the photos and hear the messages of the convention.
AFT convention delegates unanimously passed a special order of business—recommended by the executive council—to fight back against attacks on unions and teachers like Vergara v. California and Harris v. Quinn, and to fight forward to reclaim the promise of America.
AFT President Randi Weingarten kicked off the AFT national convention in Los Angeles by outlining a bold plan to both fight back and fight forward to reclaim the promise of America and create economic and educational opportunity for all.