Defending public services

March 2011
American Teacher;Mar2011, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p10
The article details the efforts of the American Federation of Teachers and its affiliates in opposing reforms and legislation that endanger public education services made under stress of economic anxiety. The author talks about how teachers groups like the Illinois Teachers Federation, American Federation of Teachers Michigan, and the New York State United Teachers demonstrating a unified front, rapid and broad responses, and dedication helped fight harmful reforms and legislation.


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