12 people from the BCCC community attended the 50th Anniversary March on Washington for Jobs and Justice.More
“Moving crews” in jumpsuits and dozens of protesters in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh greeting Gov. Corbett with chants of "One Term Tom" has the unpopular governor toured the state on a re-election campaign kickoff tour. As a U-Haul moving truck circled the blocks bearing a sign that read "Send Corbett Packing" education advocates exposed the devastating impact Corbett's billion-dollar-budget-cuts have had on schools across the state.
The Senate is taking up a far-reaching charter reform bill that includes provisions that would undermine the financial stability of our school districts. Contact your PA senator NOW. Make your views known on charter law reform.
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.
AFT affiliates and their community partners are gearing up for a Dec. 9 National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education.
Creative Writing Pedagogy in the Two Year College: Lessons Learned and Literature Reviewed, Findings by a 35-year Teacher Abstract: A literature and best practice review and retrospective from 35 years of applied community college teaching pedagogy looks at the heuristics of the whole creative writing student as an eager learner and suggests the most efficient practices; prerequisites and classroom universal policies necessary to growth in creative writing ability. Positive growth in creative writ
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.