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AFT President Randi Weingarten Explains How She Would Teach the Common Core

Randi Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers.

Teachers in schools in Ohio and across the nation are changing how they teach. It’s part of the switch to the Common Core, a new set of national standards for what students should know and be able to do in reading and math. By next school year, all Ohio schools are supposed be teaching the Common [...]

Unions Celebrate Victory Over Issue 2

In an election watched nationwide, Ohio’s voters quashed Issue 2 last night. That’s the measure that would have limited collective bargaining for some 350-thousand police, firefighters, teachers and other public employees. Unions members celebrated last night, but many are already concerned about Governor John Kasich’s next move. The “We Are Ohio” watch party in Cleveland [...]

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