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In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.
AFT and CFT are excited to offer a Student Debt Clinics for our members. The clinics will offer information to lower student debt.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about Donald Trump's education policies amd how they would devastate our public education system.
The 2016/2017 Novato Federation of Teachers Executive Board has been elected by acclamation (there was no opposition):
One Year Terms:
Jon Dick, VP High School
Linda LaVere, VP Middle School
Fran Rozoff, VP Elementary
Tim Blok, Treasurer
Elizabeth Marin, Secretary – Building Reps
Adam Williams, Secretary – Executive Board
President Aaron Fix was elected by acclamation to a two-year term in May, 2015.
AFT President Randi Weingarten on July 18 delivered a forceful case for Hillary Clinton, while hailing the 100-year-old union as a vehicle empowering our more than 1.6 million workers at the bargaining table and the ballot box.
The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.