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AFT Connecticut endorsed candidates win big on Election Day

IB ImageDespite the influx of millions of dollars from outside sources and candidates, labor won big on Tuesday night.

AFT Connecticut members get active for Election 2012

AFT Connecticut members have been making phone calls, writing postcards and knocking on doors in the final push to get out the vote for Election Day 2012.

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Getting out the vote

Across Connecticut, labor unions were out in force this past weekend calling and door knocking on union households to get out the vote for Election Day.

Resources to help you in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy did major damage to Connecticut. AFT Connecticut has information on resources to help you in the aftermath.

AFTCT Pres. Melodie Peters, Gov. Malloy and NHFT Pres. David Cicarella observe one of the HSC classes
AFTCT Pres. Melodie Peters, Gov. Malloy and NHFT Pres. David Cicarella observe one of the HSC classes

Governor visits union run high school

Tenisha Baker, Paraprofessional of the Year
Tenisha Baker, Paraprofessional of the Year

Tenisha Baker, Paraprofessional of the Year

Congratulations to Connecticut’s first Paraprofessional of the Year, Tenisha Baker, who is currently an instructional paraprofessional at Sunset Ridge Elementary Academy for Arts and World Language in East Hartford, Conn. She works with students in Grades 4 through 6 who often need support in language arts and math.

Why is Michelle Rhee trying to buy elections?

Michelle Rhee has been raising hundreds of millions of dollars from right wing billionaires, foundations and corporations to buy elections across America. Find out why.

Won't Back Down a bomb with viewers and critics

Find out how Hollywood gets it wrong and who's behind another movie that bashes teachers and unions.

New brief offers suggestions for teacher evaluation design

The first in a new series of two-page briefs summarizing the state of play in education policy research offers suggestions for policymakers designing teacher evaluation systems.

Mitt, meet the 47%

Just who was Mitt Romney referring to in his secretly recorded comments at a Boca Raton, Fla., fundraiser as people who don’t “take personal responsibility and care for themselves”?

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