Make sure your BBQ is union made

This summer, make sure to stock your barbeque with union-made products. From Vienna Beef hot dogs to Frito Lay snacks and Weber grills, show your support for union men and women by picking the right products to serve your friends and family.

Senate deal averts student loan rate hike

Just days before the interest rate on new federally subsidized student loans was set to double, the Senate came to a bipartisan agreement that freezes the rate at 3.4 percent for another year, and Congress passed it June 29 as an amendment to a transportation bill.

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

By upholding the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the American people to make quality, affordable health care a reality.

Report looks at what makes high-poverty schools effective

IB ImageA new Education Trust report validates what every teacher knows is necessary to strengthen public schools and the teaching profession, says AFT president Randi Weingarten. "Building a culture of collaboration and shared responsibility among teachers, principals and administrators; focusing on continuous professional development for teachers; and ensuring teachers have the time, tools and trust they need to improve teaching and learning are essential ingredients to building strong public schools and a quality teaching force," she says.

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