AFT higher ed blog

  • The spring that was in state legislatures

    May 18, 2015 - 10:38am

    Memorial Day is bearing down upon us, and with the arrival of summer, state legislatures are on their way to wrapping up their business. So how did public higher education fare in state capitols this 2015? Read on for highlights and lowlights....

  • Corinthian Collapse

    May 8, 2015 - 9:13am

    After nearly a year in precarious financial straights the last 28 campuses making up the for-profit Corinthian College chain closed last week....

  • Contingent faculty are in the spotlight for National Adjunct Action Week

    February 22, 2015 - 11:15am

    Across the country this coming week, AFT’s 80,000 contingent faculty members will be taking action to demand justice in their workplaces and inform the public about the overuse and exploitation of adjunct and contingent faculty. Activities will range from visibility actions to rallies to teach-ins to marches...

Take Action

Tens of thousands of students were left in the lurch when for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges closed this week. Read this message from an AFT leader calling on the Department of Education to help fix the mess, and send a message to Secretary Duncan demanding that the department cancel Corinthian students’ debt.

Forgive Corinthian students' debt now!

Write Secretary Duncan