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    Higher Ed Not Debt launches with Elizabeth Warren and Randi Weingarten

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined AFT president Randi Weingarten to take a hard stand against escalating college debt at the March 6 launch of “Higher Ed, Not Debt.” The multi-year, multi-partner campaign corrals leading experts from youth, policy, labor and grassroots organizations committed to fight against ballooning student loan debt. “The cost of college has gone [...]

    UI-Chicago faculty hold two-day strike

    Pushed to the wall after 18 months of bargaining for a first contract, 1,100 faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago went on strike Feb. 18 and 19. It was the first strike in recent memory at a research institution and, as such, generated a lot of media attention both in Chicago, a union [...]

    California Federation of Teachers endorses return to local control for CCSF

    For immediate release: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Contact: Fred Glass, 510-579-3343, fglass@cft.org CFT Urges Restoration of Local Control to City College of San Francisco Supports Supervisor Campos’s Resolution Reinstating Board of Trustees Oakland, CA – The California Federation of Teachers (CFT) today announced its support of Supervisor David Campos’s effort to pass a resolution at the [...]
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    U. of Oregon Union Cheers Labor Deal as Protecting Factuly Rights

    United Academics of Oregon reach tentative agreement with significant gains in first contract.

    New Threat to Shared Governance

    In Wisconsin academics and legislators try to find shared ground on shared governance in diificult atmosphere. 

    A Restrained Response, For Now

    Higher education groups, including AFT Higher Ed PPC chair Sandra Schroeder, respond to Obama plan for college affordability.
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    2011 AFT Everyday Hero Travis Parker inspires others with his commitment to making a difference in the lives of young African-American men through the Alpha Academy.

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