The American Federation of Teachers' executive council unanimously voted today to endorse Barack Obama for U.S. President.
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February 07, 2012
February 01, 2012
Arizona lawmakers are scheduled to begin debating a host of bills today that would, among other things, prohibit collective bargaining for public employees and make it even more difficult for unions to deduct money that could go towards lobbying.
January 17, 2012
A new labor agreement could help the state save its $75 million Race to the Top award after the U.S. Department of Education threatened to take the money away for missing key milestones.
January 13, 2012
AFT has concerns about ESEA fiscal-equity proposals.
January 06, 2012
Dennis Van Roekel responds to criticism from members about an op-ed he penned with TFA's Wendy Kopp.
December 08, 2011
A National Education Association commission today issued a report today with specific recommendations for upping pre-service requirements, establishing career paths for teachers, and developing new evaluation systems.
December 05, 2011
A nonprofit body set up by the Minneapolis Federation of Teacher has been granted the authority to charter schools, in what's apparently the first such arrangement of its kind in the nation.
November 30, 2011
Certain schools in Los Angeles would gain new freedom to hire teachers in their building, to avoid certain district directives, and to cancel parts of the teachers' contract under a new agreement brokered by the school district and its local teachers' union.
November 18, 2011
UTLA's president responds to an initiative by members to force a teacher-evaluation vote.
November 16, 2011
EdWeek unveils its new special report on labor-management collaboration.