June 2008 Archives

It’s that time of year again: the NEA Representative Assembly begins July 3 in Washington, followed by the AFT’s biennial meeting in Chicago July 11. This is where teachers from the national unions’ state and local affiliates get together to do serious union work at what looks like a giant party. Most years, there’s little that goes on at these mammoth and raucous, yet well-orchestrated sessions that’s surprising: There’s a lot of NCLB-bashing, plenty of discussion on national and internal union policy, debate on a handful of resolutions that critics contend have little to do ...


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