The winter issue of the AFT's quarterly higher education magazine, AFT On Campus, looks at the meteoric rise of massive open online courses (MOOCs) since they came on the scene just a few short years ago.
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The new issue of American Educator highlights teachers and administrators who are working together and engaging in the difficult yet rewarding work of labor-management collaboration.
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 regional accrediting agency that wants to deny accreditation to the City College of San Francisco should, itself, be shuttered for violating the law and its own policies, national and state teachers unions leaders and City College students told a government panel.
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 First Book announced that they have distributed 1 million new, free children's books to public schools and to community and educational groups nationwide serving children in low-income families.
The latest results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) drive home what has become abundantly clear: While the intentions may have been good, a decade of top-down, test-based schooling created by No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top—focused on hyper-testing students, sanctioning teachers and closing schools—has failed to improve the quality of American public education, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.