A hand up is not a handout

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.

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Find our Brick!

NFT has a brick at Novato's City Hall. Visit City Hall - Go find it!

NFT Executive Board 2013/14

President:               Aaron Fix 
Treasurer:              Tim Blok
Secretary:               Christina Lunde and Adam Williams (Shared)
VP High School:     Jon Dick
VP Middle School:   Linda LaVere
VP Elementary:       Fran Rozoff

A war on poverty, or on the poor?

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.

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Program makes it easy to thank teachers who change lives

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.

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