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The Dallas ISD School Board will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a petition drive aiming to establish a home-rule charter for the district, a move that would endanger many of the quality safeguards and parental rights currently provided by state law.
A Florida food service worker and AFT member was one of the witnesses at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee on the minimum wage and other economic issues affecting individuals, families and communities.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.
The Dallas ISD Superintendent and Administration continue to develop the new teacher evaluation system called the Teacher Excellence Initiative. Alliance/AFT is seeking your input to be shared with School Board members before they are asked to approve the system. The results will also go to the administration.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about what poverty in America looks like today, a half-century after President Lyndon B. Johnson, in conjunction with civil rights, religious and labor leaders, commenced the war on poverty.