Stand Up with AFT New Mexico on November 20.More
Nov. 21, 2013
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Press Statement by AFT NM President Ly regarding November 20 statewide day of action.
AFT NM President Ly Commends Educators’ Action; Criticizes Administration’s Record of Non-Support
On November 20, tens of thousands of educators across the state of New Mexico sent a unified message that they are ready to take back the time for teaching, joy of learning and professionalism in public education.
On November 20th, tens of thousands of educators around the state wore black to take back the joy of learning, time for teaching and professionalism in public education. Educators are protesting Events took place around the state and were covered by local and state media.
The AFT and The Weinstein Company brought the story of Nelson Mandela's life and his message of social justice, reconciliation and leadership to Los Angeles public high school students with a screening of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom."
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the necessity of making early childhood education a priority in this country.
The entire AFT family is heartbroken by the loss of life and devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan, and the AFT is prepared to help any way we can with recovery efforts, says AFT President Randi Weingarten.
AFT affiliates and their community partners are gearing up for a Dec. 9 National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education.