When AFT President Randi Weingarten visited with members in the Houston area affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, she heard about courageous public school educators and their unions helping students, colleagues and community members get back on their feet.
When natural disasters strike, they significantly affect our school communities, which often struggle with issues over transportation, damaged facilities, and impacted school employees and students. Here are links to resources and information.
We are pleased to share here a report from our national affiliate, the American Federation of Teachers, on AFT President Randi Weingarten’s August 24 Texas back-to-school visit.
Welcome back to a new school year! Whether you are a teacher, bus driver, parent, student or anyone else associated with our public schools, you are likely caught up in the hustle and bustle, the nervousness, the exhilaration and the rush of this busy and exciting time of year.
The Dream Act would provide individuals like me, and other aspiring Americans who were brought to the United States as children, with a road map to citizenship.
TRS-Care bolstered just before the House’s dramatic sine die I retired in May of 2013 after a 29-year teaching career, one in Brownsville ISD and 28 in McAllen ISD. Before I retired, I looked carefully at the three Teacher Retirement System health-care options (TRS-Care)–tiers 1, 2, and 3. I chose the one with the best […]