The Westbury Teachers Association stood united with one voice in Albany on June 8, 2013 in support of REAL education reform.More
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.
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.
A new initiative from Farmers Insurance gives people a way to send a personal thank-you to educators who make a difference in their lives and the lives of their children—and offers those educators a chance to win a grant to use in their classrooms.
In a new piece on Huffington Post, AFT President Randi Weingarten draws attention to the serious problems being caused by our over-reliance on standardized tests and value-added methodology (VAM).
AFT affiliates and their community partners are gearing up for a Dec. 9 National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education.
Many resources for K-12 educators on teacher evaluations and new learning standards are available on NYSUT.org including:
- Your Teacher Evaluation Rating: Now What?
- How to Understand Your Growth Score
- Common Core Resources
- Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)
- A Parent's Guide to Common Core Learning
and much more.