Calif. Newspaper Can't Access Teacher Growth Scores With Names, Court Rules

The latest in a back-and-forth between The Los Angeles Times and the nation's second-largest district over access to teacher "value added" information.

Even Mid-Career Teachers Underpaid, Report Claims

A report looks at what teachers make after 10 years on the job in each state.

N.Y.C. Union Will Join Tenure Lawsuit as Defendant

The UFT will intervene in a lawsuit tackling New York's due-process and tenure laws.

Weingarten Wins Re-election to AFT Presidency by Wide Margin

Randi Weingarten was re-elected the American Federation of Teachers' by an overwhelming vote of delegates in Los Angeles.

AFT Common-Core Resolution Calls for Teacher Input in Implementation

After passionate debate, the union says it continues to support the "promise" of the common standards but wants to see changes in how they're being carried out.

AFT: Obama Must Force Arne Duncan to 'Improve' or to Resign

The AFT wants President Obama to put his education secretary on an "improvement plan," and replace him if he doesn't change positions the union deems harmful.

Resolution Outlines AFT's New Accountability Push

The resolution adopted by convention delegates fleshes out the American Federation of Teachers' new stance on school accountability.

AFT Passes Resolution Blasting the edTPA Licensing Test

The union says teacher performance assessments shouldn't be standardized or "outsourced" to for-profit organizations.

AFT Dues Increases Will Support Legal Defense Funds

AFT raises its dues; some of the new money will be put towards defense efforts.

A Deep Dive Into the AFT's Spending Patterns

Your guide to how the American Federation of Teachers spent some $335 million in 2012-13.

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