Hundreds of parents and DISD employees lined up to get their books. It was a beautiful site to see the selection process of those that attended. Knowing that every book going out in boxes, bags, crates, on carts and in arms was going into students' hands and homes was exciting!More
The AFT is challenging the assumptions of a new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on school support staff, which suggests that the increase in the number of these employees is "adding more hands, but not necessarily more value."
AFT President Randi Weingarten appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" television show to make the case for teachers' due process rights, to correct widely held misconceptions about the teaching workforce, and to clarify that problems tied to evaluation are often mislabeled as due process issues.
AFT convention delegates unanimously passed a special order of business—recommended by the executive council—to fight back against attacks on unions and teachers like Vergara v. California and Harris v. Quinn, and to fight forward to reclaim the promise of America.
Alliance/AFT is the largest teachers union serving Dallas ISD. We are a progressive organization that believes every member deserves to have respect for who they are and what they do, a fair wage, good working conditions, and quality benefits. Alliance/AFT is the only organization in Dallas ISD that does not represent administrators. Join us here.
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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.