Weingarten discusses school closings and education reform

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In an interview with Washington Post education blogger Valerie Strauss, AFT president Randi Weingarten talks about why she joined parents and community members in getting arrested last week in Philadelphia to prevent harmful school closings. (See earlier story.)

Weingarten and Strauss also discuss a number of other issues related to unions and education reform, including alternatives to closing schools, the ongoing challenges educators face on the job, the AFT's vision for solution-driven reform and more. Read the full article. [Dan Gursky]

March 12, 2013