AFT and other groups release new accountability framework

A broad-based group of organizations has released "A New Social Compact for American Education"—a groundbreaking rethinking of accountability that replaces the current paradigm of "test and punish" with a focus on what is needed to support and improve teaching and learning.

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By deciding to stand with our 1.6 million members nationwide, you would have the same advantage: You have the power to bargain; the power to negotiate; the power to change things, win improvements, and achieve victories that matter to you and to the people you serve.  Together, we are able to attain our goals of fairness and dignity for people in our workplaces and in our communities.  Together, we can make a difference every day in everything we do.

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Weingarten takes on critics of due process

AFT President Randi Weingarten appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" television show to make the case for teachers' due process rights, to correct widely held misconceptions about the teaching workforce, and to clarify that problems tied to evaluation are often mislabeled as due process issues.

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