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A site for up to date coverage of the AFT convention for people interested in the fight for public education, fair pay and peace. The site is eager to publish views on resolutions, schedules of cacus events, election material and the like. The site is run by Stanley Heller a newly retired 40 year member of the West Haven (CT) Federation of Teachers and Andy Griggs newly retired from the United Teachers of Los Angeles. Send material to

So Far Afghan Resolution Ignored

AFT at Crossroads - Alan Fisher

Despite Central Falls
Weingarten Gives Obama a Kiss

Wait...It Wasn't an Anti-War Resolution

Will AFT Officers Obey Afghan Resolution?

School Bosses Don't Want to Spend Anti-Layoff Money

Deal on School Closing Resolution

Speeches of Several BAMN candidates for AFT office

Tweeter Says Gates Speech Lays Egg

They Don't Want to Hear What Chicago Learned

The Caucuses Make Their Cases

Inside Stuff - Savy Reporting About the AFT Convention

Bill Gates Vulture Philanthropist (.pdf)

Will Anti-Union Bill Gates - Shower AFT with Money?

Teacher Unions "Still Seeking Collaboration"

Are You Angry? Time to Fight Back (.pdf)

Reject Evaluations/Pay Based on Student Test Scores (.pdf)
Support the Chicago Resolution

Randi is Shocked

"Are there any jobs in the whole wide world where all
you do is fill in little bubbles all day?" Youtube

"This Devil's Deal" at the NEA Convention

Look at the First Thing Delegates Saw

New Interview with Yvette Felarca. "Arnie Duncan Has Got to Go"

Will He Repeat What he Said in June?

Events at the Convention sponsored by The AFT Peace and Justice Caucus (.pdf)

BAMN Looking for More Candidates

NEA Teachers union chief blasts Obama administration's education policies

Adopted at NEA Convention

Weingarten Praised by Union Critic..."AFT has signed on to bold reform efforts", he says

The Man who Wants to Abolish Public Schools Now Aims to Educate You

Will Duncan Speak at the Convention?...... He's Coming to Seattle

Rich Man Doesn't Like Public Schools... Makes Movie

California Teacher Challenges for AFT President download Word file

National Teacher Unions Won't Have Obama Aides at Convention

Randi Weingarten Harshly Criticizes Volunteers Who Were Killed Attempting to Aid Gaza Palestinians

AFT Owns $300,000 in Israel Bonds...Don't Any Americans Need Help?

Dear Randi