Weingarten writes about the promise of the Common Core

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes that the Common Core State Standards, while not a silver bullet, are important in helping to equalize educational opportunity for all children.


AFT honors winners of Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism

A consortium of New York City public schools that has achieved outstanding results by stressing in-depth teaching over high-stakes testing, and a coalition of state workers that saved Connecticut $1.6 billion through a new preventive healthcare plan, are the winners of the AFT's inaugural Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism.