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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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Like the Trump/DeVos budget proposes massive education cuts that will hurt our children, our schools, our families and our communities. Tell Betsy DeVos that our kids deserve better.

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Every Student Succeeds Act

ESSA Facts

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:

 See more at: http://www.aft.org/position/every-student-succeeds-act#sthash.7FalJxBS.dpuf



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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The consequences of the American Health Care Act would be disastrous. This isnít a healthcare planóitís a massive giveaway to insurance companies and those at the top. This bill will potentially leave millions without coverage. Write your representatives today and urge them to vote NO.

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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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