In a new piece on Huffington Post, AFT President Randi Weingarten draws attention to the serious problems being caused by our over-reliance on standardized tests and value-added methodology (VAM).
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten discusses the lessons we can learn from the recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results.
The National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education brought together thousands of educators, parents, students and community members who attended more than 100 events around the country, despite challenging weather conditions in many locations.
The AFT and The Weinstein Company brought the story of Nelson Mandela's life and his message of social justice, reconciliation and leadership to Los Angeles public high school students with a screening of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the necessity of making early childhood education a priority in this country.
The entire AFT family is heartbroken by the loss of life and devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, and the AFT is prepared to help any way we can with recovery efforts, says AFT President Randi Weingarten.