AFT announces 2014 Everyday Heroes

The AFT has announced its 2014 AFT Everyday Heroes after a nationwide nomination and voting process. Nine extraordinary union members will be honored at the AFT's national convention in Los Angeles this July.

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It's time for a new accountability in American education

In a new column on the Huffington Post, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Stanford University professor of education Linda Darling-Hammond outline a better accountability model for schools, which moves from testing and punishing to supporting and improving learning.

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Alabama AFT Storm Assistance

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the recent storms. If you are a member of AFT and if there is anything that the Alabama American Federation of Teachers can help with please call one of our offices at 205-933-1124, 205-933-2237, 205-933-3333, or email us at birminghamaft2115@gmail.com, viparramore@gmail.com, jawtry@aft.org and let us know.

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