On Tuesday, Nov. 4, we can create a better future for all Pennsylvanians if we all help to get out the vote by canvassing, phone banking, working the polls.More
PHILADELPHIA - It's down to the wire. Election Day is Tuesday, and this weekend AFTPA members across the state are knocking on doors and calling union members to make sure that every voter goes to the polls to elect Tom Wolf governor on Nov. 4! Here's how you can help...
Common Pleas Judge Nina Wright Padilla ruled in favor of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, granting the union a temporary injunction to stop the school district from imposing new healthcare plans on PFT members unilaterally.
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.
A broad-based group of organizations has released "A New Social Compact for American Education"—a groundbreaking rethinking of accountability that replaces the current paradigm of "test and punish" with a focus on what is needed to support and improve teaching and learning.
One rotten apple at Time magazine—specifically, the cover of an upcoming issue about teacher tenure—is generating lots of anger and activism among AFT members and our friends and allies.