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.
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.
OKC-AFT and Oklahoma City Public Schools have reached a tentative agreement for 2013-2014. The membership passed the tentative agreement with 86 percent voting yes.
Oklahoma City AFT Blueprint
No one should get a pass on school reform. School reform can be advanced by legislation that shares accountability and responsibility. The Oklahoma Legislature should incentivize school districts to voluntarily adopt comprehensive reform, using the school funding formula to increase assistance.
Key points from the Oklahoma City AFT Shared Accountability and Responsibility Blueprint that could be included in a legislative reform package.