AFT Welcomes Release of U.S. Department of Educations Study Comparing Student Achievement in Charter and Regular Public Schools
Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Education released an analysis of 2003 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores comparing the academic achievement of students in charter schools with that of their peers in regular public schools. MORE...
Statement by Edward J. McElroy, President, American Federation of Teachers, on the 38th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Publics Attitudes Toward the Public Schools
The Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll on public education sends a direct message to members of Congress as they begin to draft the next version of the No Child Left Behind Act: After four years, this law is not making the grade.MORE...
Statement by Antonia Cortese, Executive Vice President, American Federation of Teachers, on Center on Education Progress Report Showing Major Title I Funding Cuts
It is unacceptable that school districts that are most in need of resources to improve student achievement will see a cut or a freeze in Title I funding for the 2006-07 school year. MORE...