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AFT members jumped into action after the devastating June floods and helped their fellow West Virginians in several ways.
AFT-Marion County members collected cleaning supplies, clothing and other needed items and traveled to Clendenin, WV to deliver to families affected by the flood.
The Michigan House of Representatives, ignoring fierce opposition from the Democratic minority, passed a dead-of-night financial aid package for Detroit Public Schools that had been twisted into a partisan screed against Detroit teachers and school employees.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.
Twenty-two AFT-WV activists joined educators from across the country at the American Federation of Teachers TEACH conference in July to participate in cutting edge professional development and discuss challenges and solutions in education. Held in Washington, DC, the event focused on how teachers are creating, innovating and finding new ways to help kids succeed and encouraged teachers to seize opportunities to strengthen their profession.