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Thousands come together for National Day of Action

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.

Early learning: This is not a test

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.

John Kuhn interview - Nov 2012

As superintendent of a small Texas school district, John Kuhn seems to be an important voice of common sense in education world.  He is against an overreliance on test scores and believes some of the things we are being asked to do in school today does nothing to advance the education of our students.  Read this great interview from the Dallas Morning News. 

AFT uses toolkit of info to battle dangerous stereotypes in film "Won't Back Down"

A film soon to be in theaters called “Won’t Back Down” uses moving characters to drive home the sense of urgency parents and educators feel to do everything they can to provide the best possible education for their children. That urgency is real, but the film unfairly uses stereotypes to deliver the wrong message. Learn how you can respond.