AFT On Campus
Pushed to the wall after 18 months of bargaining for a first contract, 1,100 faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago went on strike Feb. 18 and 19. It was the first strike in recent memory at a research institution and, as such, generated a lot of media attention both in Chicago, a union [...]
For immediate release: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Contact: Fred Glass, 510-579-3343, email@example.com CFT Urges Restoration of Local Control to City College of San Francisco Supports Supervisor Campos’s Resolution Reinstating Board of Trustees Oakland, CA – The California Federation of Teachers (CFT) today announced its support of Supervisor David Campos’s effort to pass a resolution at the [...]
By Susan Meisenhelder Investors and corporations want to make big profits off MOOCs. Where do the needs of students fit in the picture? In much of the public commentary about technology, innovation and disruption in higher education, online education is touted for its promise to dramatically increase access. To be sure, broad access to high-quality [...]
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