AFT On Campus

Winter 2014/15

Read an excerpt by Mike Rose on CTE and the community college connection featured in the Winter 2014-15 issue of On Campus. Contact online@aft.org for a print copy.

Also in this issue:

  • Editor's Note

    A resurgence of interest in career and technical education has spurred much discussion on ways to ensure high school students gain the knowledge and skills they need to prepare them both for further education and training and for a professional career.

    Last month, the first-ever Career and...

  • Where We Stand

    Worth fighting for Randi Weingarten, AFT President

    From Connecticut to Alaska, Florida to Pennsylvania, our union engaged in the midterm elections big-time. I was proud to stand with our members as we knocked on doors, made calls, talked to our friends and neighbors, and cast our ballots on behalf of our schools, our kids, our families and our...

  • Guaranteeing gainful employment

    Buried in the Higher Education Act’s 800 pages of rules and regulations is a single sentence stating that career education programs “must prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation” in order to receive funds, like Pell Grants and direct loans, from the federal government...

  • Professional Educators

    Committed to community college

    Robin Mosleth
    Milwaukee Area Technical College

    On Campus: What do you teach?
    Robin Mosleth: I am a registered nurse, and I have taught nursing courses since 1980. I have worked at MATC in the School of Health...

  • In the News

    CITY COLLEGE OF SAN FRANCISCO’S FUTURE ON TRIAL  A trial in the San Francisco Superior Court to determine the future of the City College of San Francisco adjourned Oct. 31, after five days of sometimes dramatic testimony. It was scheduled to resume in December with closing...

  • ‘No hikes, no fees! Education should be free!’

    Tiffany Dena Loftin and Hailey Snow

    On a rainy Wednesday morning in November, more than 2,000 University of California students traveled to the bimonthly meeting of the UC Board of Regents, the university’s appointed governing board, to fight back against a proposed tuition increase. Janet Napolitano, UC’s president, has proposed...

  • Wins on an otherwise tough election night

    Voters flock to progressive issue-based contests

    Not everyone was “seeing red” in the days following the 2014 vote. In instances where campaigns focused on strong, well-supported public education, laws guaranteeing livable wages, and other basic concerns, progressive candidates frequently won—and often won big.

    Pennsylvania is a case in...

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