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Educators heard on Capitol Hill

Last week, the voice of educators was heard on Capitol Hill when a New York City teacher and AFT member testified at one of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee's first hearings focused on reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education. Here's Stephen Lazar's testimony.

Court delivers victory to Philly teachers and collective bargaining

The Commonwealth Court has ruled against the Philadelphia School Reform Commission's attempt to undermine the professionalism of our educators, jeopardize their ability to provide for themselves and their families, and distract the community from the true task at hand—that is, providing the highest-quality education to all kids in the city.