Testimonials

To give UW President Young a better picture of our situation, we included personal testimonials from our members in the information package we delivered to him. Here are a few excerpts. 

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Did you know?

  • English Language Faculty teach the same number of hours in summer quarter…yet they are paid 19% less than any other quarter. In the second half of September we simply don’t get a paycheck!
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Weingarten speaks on the future of public education

In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.

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How the teacher shortage could turn into a crisis

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.

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