AFT Michigan LEAD Launch!

About 20 locals sent teams of leaders to the kick off event for the AFT Michigan Leadership Education and Development program! Over the two day weekend, members participated in activities meant [...]


Labor Day 2015

We’re excited for the 2015 Labor Day Parade in Detroit! AFT Michigan members are encouraged to attend. We will be staging on Michigan Avenue, between Rosa Parks and Vermont, beginning at [...]


State Superintendent Reduces High-Stakes Testing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from AFT Michigan August 20, 2015 AFT Michigan: Changes to Testing Requirements a Positive Step Changes allow for more classroom instruction; less time on testing [...]


AFT Detroit “Stand Up”

Sign the petition here at AStrongerDetroitForOurKids.com


Tell the Detroit Emergency Manager: “Enough is Enough.”

Budget Cuts. Failed Reforms. Detroit’s public schools have seen it all in recent years, and the results have been devastating. Throughout everything, however, Detroit’s teachers and support staff [...]


Member activism keeps hundreds of PSRPs on the job

“If you’re so smart, why don’t you come up with a plan?” That was the challenge thrown at members of the Jefferson County AFT in Alabama this spring after they questioned [...]


Successful Solidarity Action on July 30 in Detroit

By Bruce Ewen. AFT Local 2000 member and Economics Professor and member League of Extraordinary Educators We are in a time of renewed political action in response to a corporate controlled [...]


Celebrate a Brave Union Member!

Congratulations Kerry Sabellico, you exemplify the care that teachers have for others in the community as well as for our students.  The Dearborn Federation of Teachers, AFT Local 681 and AFT [...]


Support Informational Picket Boycotting Driscoll Berries at Midtown Whole Foods Market

by Bruce Ewen, AFT Local 2000 Member, Economics Professor and League of Extraordinary Educator member Every Sunday from 1 – 3 p.m. for the last few weeks, enthusiastic volunteers from Amnesty [...]


Extraordinary Solidarity – Past and Future

Fourteen months ago the League of Extraordinary Educators was voted into existence at the AFT MI Bi-annual convention.  The idea for the League is to build cross union solidarity in the state and [...]

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