AFT Federation Union Local 762 of Claymont Delaware, which represents 120 classroom and transportation aides in the Brandywine School District, went all in with the district and community leaders to pass a tax referendum to support public education in the district and prevent across-the-board layoffs.
PA Gov. Wolf vetoed a bill that allows school districts to ignore seniority and tenure in making layoffs.
Grounds, custodial and maintenance workers are fighting to keep their jobs from being outsourced by the Daniel Boone Area School Board to a big, Wall-Street-owned company with a less-than-stellar record.
Candidates who won the endorsement of AFT Pennsylvania won at the polls on Tuesday, with Hillary Clinton and Katie McGinty leading the way.
AFT President Ted Kirsch released a statement today on Governor Wolf's decision to allow House Bill 1801, the General Fund Budget, become law without his signature. Find out how much additional funding your district received here.