Albert Shanker dies
- End of an era at the AFT. Bradley, Ann // Teacher Magazine;Apr97, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p10
Speculates on the future of the American Federation of Teachers after the death of president Albert Shanker. Shanker's contributions to the organization; Federation beginnings and growth; Candidates to replace Shanker. INSET: Albert Shanker, 1928-1997, by Ann Bradley & Jeanne Ponessa..
- The Paradoxical Teacher. Bradley, Ann // Education Week;09/15/99, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p37
Pays tribute to Albert Shanker, a teacher and spokesman for high-quality public education, who died on February 22, 1997. Educational and professional background; Contributions to the American Federation of Teachers; Achievements.
- An urgent message goes unheeded. Hayes, L. // Phi Delta Kappan;May92, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p724
Reports that the American Federation of Teachers recently called on President George Bush to declare a national state of emergency on behalf of children at risk. Proposed a ten-point legislative plan to address children's needs; Calls for dramatic increases for programs from Head Start to...
- AFT offers special computer purchase program to members. Kinnaman, Daniel E. // Tech & Learning;Jan94, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p52
Reports on the American Federation of Teachers' negotiations for a computer purchase program for its members with both Apple and IBM computers. Price ranges; Packaging; Contact information.
- Standard bearers. Giegmueller, Karen // Teacher Magazine;Sep96, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p14
Focuses on the important aspects of American Federation of Teachers' (AFT) report `Making Standards Matter.' Claim that only 15 states have academic standards worthy of a passing grade; Potential of the report card on state standard-setting to influence state policy makers and the general...
- Wedding bells. Barone, M. // U.S. News & World Report;1/28/91, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p19
Suggests that the 750,000 member American Federation of Teachers and the 2.4 million member National Education Association are seriously considering a merger after three decades of bitter feuding. Retirement of AFT President Albert Shanker.
- Well taught. Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report;12/30/91-1/6/92, Vol. 111 Issue 27, p34
Reports that the 780,000-member American Federation of Teachers, which introduced militant unionism to public education back in the 1960s, may soon receive a dose of its own medicine. Faced with a budget crunch, the union is seeking cost-cutting concessions from its staff. The 86 members of the...
- AFT BOOTH A HIT WITH EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS. // American Teacher;Dec2010, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p2
The article reports that the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) allocated in its booth at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAYEC) conference in Anaheim, California a space to host a so-called cozy corner for union members and early learning educators.
- PARENTS GIVEN GUIDANCE ON PREPARING HEALTHY MEALS. // American Teacher;Dec2010, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p10
The article reports that three affiliates of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) in Detroit, Michigan sponsored a Parent Academy to teach parents how to prepare economical and healthy meals for their children.