'You deserve so much better than this.'

January 2012
American Teacher;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p5
The article reports that American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is continuing its advocacy for U.S. President Barack Obama's jobs plan which would re-hire teachers and modernize facilities, amidst opposition from Washington lawmakers. A tour was conducted of schools in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in efforts to highlight deteriorating building conditions and the overcrowding of classrooms. Cited was the case of a school using portable classrooms since 1991.


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