American Federation of Teachers
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The new leader of the Los Angeles teachers union signaled a more militant stance toward the school district at a national teachers union convention this weekend, including the possibility of a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public schools would be barred from employing teachers and other workers convicted of sexual offenses against children or other violent crimes under a bill the House approved Tuesday. The measure would require […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Teachers who aren’t up to snuff shouldn’t be in classrooms and should find new professions, the head of the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers said Monday. Randi Weingarten told a gathering […]
(AP) – A study on charter schools finds they tend to benefit students from poor families, black students and Hispanic English-language learners more than peers in other groups. The study from the Center for Research […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Federation of Teachers is denouncing a suggestion that schools train selected staff to carry weapons, and that each school should have at least one armed security officer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal jury in Los Angeles has ordered a company to repay $4.5 million to Filipino teachers who paid large fees to obtain U.S. jobs through a placement agency.