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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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