Lobby Day at the Capital
In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, which is May 4-10 this year, President Obama issued a message honoring public employees.
Highly recognized, good teachers are receiving poor evaluations because of a grossly flawed value-added algorithm that should be changed, seven Houston teachers and the Houston Federation of Teachers say in an unprecedented lawsuit.
The National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education brought together thousands of educators, parents, students and community members who attended more than 100 events around the country, despite challenging weather conditions in many locations.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the necessity of making early childhood education a priority in this country.
PERA Critics Proved Wrong - Senate Bill 1 Reforms Are Working
PERA Rate of Return for 2012 Well Over the Expected 8%
Denver, CO – Today, the PERA Board of Trustees released their Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) which showed a 12.9% rate of return on their investments for 2012. This number has exceeded the Board’s assumed 8% rate.
AFT Colorado Fall 2012 Newsletter Click below. This includes our endorsements for the 2012 elections.