Posts tagged: American Federation of Teachers - Diverse

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Campaign Pushes for Reauthorization of Higher Education Act

by | February 10, 2021 On Monday, the American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Tea Read more

Trump Vetoes Move to Ease Loan Forgiveness for Defrauded Students

by | May 31, 2020
President Donald Trump late on Friday vetoed a resolution that would have made it easier for st [...] Read more

More Than 70 Groups Ask Congress for $250 Billion to Fund State Education

by | May 5, 2020
As states contend with the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, a coalition of more than 70 org [...] Read more

Georgetown U’s Graduate Workers Reach Labor Contract Agreement

| May 4, 2020
Graduate workers at Georgetown University reached an agreement on their first-ever labor contra [...] Read more

Report: 40% of Contingent and Adjunct Faculty Have Trouble Affording Basic Expenses

| April 20, 2020
As much as 40% of adjunct and contingent faculty at two- and four-year colleges and universitie [...] Read more

AFT Chief Sues DeVos Over Debt-Forgiveness Program

| July 12, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has been sued by the American Federation of Teachers fo [...] Read more

Judge Green-Lights Lawsuit Against Student Loan Service Provider

| July 9, 2019
A federal judge has allowed a class-action lawsuit filed by the American Federation of Teachers [...] Read more

DeVos Discusses Range of Topics at EWA Gathering

| May 6, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos addressed topics ranging from teacher strikes to the re [...] Read more

AFT Hits White House as Student Loan Watchdog Chief Resigns

| August 28, 2018
The president of the American Federation of Teachers union is sharply criticizing the Trump adm [...] Read more

New NAACP Youth Leader a Skilled Organizer

by Pearl Stewart | February 21, 2018
Tiffany Dena Loftin arrived this month as the NAACP’s new director of the Youth & College Div [...] Read more

3 Organizations Assert Support of Faculty Free Speech

by Joseph Hong | September 7, 2017
As the school year begins at most college campuses, three major academic organizations are maki [...] Read more

DeVos Nomination in Trouble as 2 GOP Senators Announce Dissent

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | February 1, 2017
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s nomination of school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as education s [...] Read more

House Democrats, Teachers Unions Rally Against Betsy DeVos Nomination

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 10, 2017
Casting her as the “antithesis” to public education, House Democrats — joined by the lead [...] Read more

Texts, Online Ads in Store for Ohio’s Coveted College Voters

by Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press | October 26, 2016
COLUMBUS, Ohio ― Progressive groups say reaching college voters in Ohio with text messages, d [...] Read more

University Teacher Lockout Ends; Contract Talks Continue

by Verena Dobnik, Associated Press | September 15, 2016
NEW YORK ― About 400 university faculty members who were locked out for 12 days over a bitter [...] Read more
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