This magazine covers a wide range of activities of interest to preK-12 educators. It includes classroom resources and profiles of members, as well as reports on education reform efforts, contract gains and teachers' rights, union organizing, effective teaching techniques and other education and labor issues. Click to read on-line.
The professional journal of the American Federation of Teachers, is a quarterly magazine published for classroom teachers and other education professionals from preschool through university. Recent articles have focused on such topics as reducing the achievement gap between poor and affluent students; heading off student discipline problems; teaching an appreciation and understanding of democracy; the benefits of a common coherent curriculum; and other issues affecting children and education here and abroad. Click to read on-line.
PSRP Reporter is the quarterly newsletter sent to paraprofessionals and school-related personnel. Click to read on-line.
Building Green Schools
A new report, Our Union's Road Map to Green and Sustainable Schools, provides information to arm our affiliates in their efforts to promote green school construction and maintenance.
Building Minds, Minding Buildings:Turning Crumbling Schools into Environments for Learning
This new report, released by the American Federation of Teachers, calls for increased attention and funding to address the deplorable physical conditions of too many public schools.
AFT Finds States Making Progress Writing Clear Academic Standards
Some states are making discernible progress in writing clear, specific, content-focused standards that define what students are expected to learn in every grade or course in English, math, science and social studies, according to a new AFT report, which also offers advice for states whose standards need improvement.