American Federation of Teachers ( American Federation of Teachers )

American Federation of Teachers

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About American Federation of Teachers

The American Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.6 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.

Five divisions within the AFT represent the broad spectrum of the AFT’s membership: pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; and nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, the AFT represents approximately 80,000 early childhood educators and nearly 250,000 retiree members.

American Federation of Teachers press release, blog etc

09/24/2018 - 01:22 Reconnecting McDowell Provides Care Closets for Every McDowell County School
09/20/2018 - 11:28 AFT and Hispanic Federation on the 1-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria
09/17/2018 - 22:20 National Teachers Union Sues for Los Angeles Superintendents Records
09/12/2018 - 23:35 AFTs Weingarten on Trumps Puerto Rico Death Toll Lie
09/11/2018 - 22:19 AFT Statement: Public School Underfunding Hurts Vulnerable Students Most
09/07/2018 - 05:04 National Teacher Union Leader Stands with LA Members in Strike Vote
09/07/2018 - 03:46 Oklahoma City Educator Testifies at Kavanaugh Nomination Hearing
08/31/2018 - 03:10 AFT Leaders Respond to Detroit Public Schools Drinking Water Problems
08/29/2018 - 15:24 AFT Leader on Reports of New Draft Rule on Campus Sexual Assault
08/27/2018 - 13:18 AFT President Randi Weingarten on New PDK Poll Results Showing Overwhelming Support for Public Education
08/23/2018 - 12:19 AFT President Randi Weingarten on Betsy DeVos Plan to Purchase Guns to Arm Educators
08/17/2018 - 02:32 AFTs Weingarten and CTUs Sharkey on Chicago Teachers Pension Funds Divestment from Private Prisons
08/15/2018 - 09:22 AFT and HFT Respond to Houston Schools Meeting State Standards
08/15/2018 - 07:58 AFT President Randi Weingarten on Planned Closure of Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio
08/10/2018 - 03:10 Hedge Fund Billions Invested in Private Prisons Exposed
08/07/2018 - 11:01 UVM Medical Center Nurses Survey: Getting Medical Appointments Can Take Months
07/25/2018 - 19:55 AFT President Randi Weingarten Responds to DeVos Borrower Defense Rule Rewrite
07/21/2018 - 13:03 American Federation of Teachers on the New Mexico School Funding Ruling