Randi Weingarten, president of the nation’s second-largest teachers’ union, plans to call on Thursday for a full reopening of the nation’s schools for the next…View More President of Key Teachers’ Union Shares Plea: ‘Schools Must Be Open’ in Fall
That split is playing out in real time as the coronavirus vaccine is rolled out. President Biden recently announced that all teachers and child care…View More Why Child Care Staff Had to Show Up While Teachers Worked Remotely
On Tuesday, Ms. Rice met by Zoom with Randi Weingarten, the longtime president of the American Federation of Teachers, to discuss how to use the…View More Taking on a New Role, Susan Rice is Asserting Herself
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In his first 48 hours in office, President Biden sought to project an optimistic message about returning the nation’s many homebound students to classrooms. “We…View More Biden Is Vowing to Reopen Schools Quickly. It Won’t Be Easy.
Sometimes it seems like the single point of consensus in America’s fractured politics is contempt for New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio. Even before…View More On Pandemic Schooling, de Blasio Is Actually Leading
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As the nation heads toward a chaotic back-to-school season, with officials struggling over when to reopen classrooms and how to engage children online, teachers’ unions…View More What Teachers’ Unions Are Fighting For as Schools Plan a New Year