A wrap-up of events on the penultimate day of the AFT convention
AFT passes a resolution saying standardized testing should be used to improve teaching, not sanction students or teachers.
The AFT approves a new mission statement.
Randi Weingarten proposes that her affiliates look for efforts that are more solution-oriented.
The AFT's convention is a far different animal than the NEA's. Here's why.
Live coverage of the 2012 AFT convention begins July 27.
Chicago's school district will add nearly an hour of additional time to the school day, but it won't require teachers themselves to work longer days, under the terms of an tentative agreement struck between the district and the Chicago Teachers' Union.
Too often, the officials charged with evaluating Tennessee teachers on their practices have failed to properly identify and help low-performing teachers, concludes a report by the Tennessee department of education on the implementation of its statewide teacher evaluation system.
In 2007-08, states spent an estimated $14.8 billion rewarding teachers for earning master's degrees.
A new study suggests teacher effectiveness may be portable across schools of different poverty levels.