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AFT issues groundbreaking report on racial equity

After a year of blunt, tough, uncomfortable, but courageous conversations about how to address the lingering effects of racism and inequity in our nation, the AFT became the first public sector union in modern history to issue a substantive, action-oriented report on achieving racial equity in America.


A tale of two states

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten looks at how Minnesota and Wisconsin have followed very different economic paths since electing new governors in 2010.


It's time for a new accountability in American education

In a new column on the Huffington Post, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Stanford University professor of education Linda Darling-Hammond outline a better accountability model for schools, which moves from testing and punishing to supporting and improving learning.



President: June Pinkin; First V.P: Kathleen Collins; Second V.P: James Shay; Recording Secretary: Helen Bucior; Financial Secretary: Loretta Wells.