Cooperation, Communication Highlight Among Education Leaders in Newark

Education advocates, district management talk student success at University High School

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(left to right): Newark Chief Education Officer Toni Baskerville-Richardson, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, 2018 University High School Valedictorian Prince Abimah, incoming Superintendent Roger Leon, Newark Teachers Union President John M. Abeigon, University High School Principal Edwin Mendez.

NEWARK…American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten visited University High School in Newark Tuesday June 5 with Newark Teachers Union President John M.…

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Kim Snags Two Union Endorsements

By David Wildstein

The American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ) and Healthcare Professionals and Allied Employees (HPAE) have endorsed Democrat Andy Kim for Congress in New Jersey’s 3rd district.

“Andy Kim is committed to stopping the attacks on health and social security programs that keep Americans healthy and for improving education for future generations,” said Donna M.…

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West Virginia Needs Our Support/UPDATE: Strike Settled

AFT Leaders on Proposed Deal to End West Virginia Teacher Strike, AFT, March 6.

West Virginia teachers win 5% pay raise as massive strike comes to an end, Matt Pearce, LA Times, March 6.

Fed-Up Teachers Take Heart From West Virginia Strike, Steven Greenhouse, NY Times March 7.

West Virginia education workers are united as the strike for a fair contract continues.…

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