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Martin Luther King Jr: History and Legacy (link is external)

AFT and Share My Lesson offer teaching resources that will deepen your students' understanding of Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement.
- See more at: http://www.aft.org/#sthash.VKLiL61t.dpuf

 


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Every Student Succeeds Act

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President Obama closed the chapter on No Child Left Behindís destructive brand of school improvement when he signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act in December 2015. ESSA offers a bold new opportunity for states and districts to move beyond top-down, test-and-sanction-based reforms that have failed to help all kids. Itís a sea change in education policy that AFT fought long and hard to achieve. The changes offer the potential to restore the joy of teaching and learning, if we all engage in the hard work that must now begin at the state level. Learn more about the new law with these AFT resources:

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NJPSA Opposes Governorís Pension Cut  

NJPSA is extremely disappointed in Governor Christieís announcement that he will renege on his promise to fund public employee pensions including the Teachers Pension and Annuity Fund (TPAF), Read More...


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Public education

Martin Luther King Jr: History and Legacy (link is external)

AFT and Share My Lesson offer teaching resources that will deepen your students' understanding of Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement.
- See more at: http://www.aft.org/#sthash.VKLiL61t.dpuf
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