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Kirsten Gillibrand and Randi Weingarten Discuss Campus Sexual Assault

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten headlined a discussion about rape on college campuses today—just hours after Ms. Weingarten revealed her own past experience as the victim of an attempted sexual assault. 584 more words

Randi Weingarten: 'Rape is part of my truth'

(PIX11) — American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten revealed Monday that while in college, she was nearly raped  after a date with a “nice Jewish guy” from a temple she was attending in Ohio. 239 more words


RT: Americans favor gun rights over gun control for the first time in 20 years

Published time: December 11, 2014 17:59

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For the first time in two decades, through a spate of school shootings at the likes of Columbine, Colorado and Newtown, Connecticut, more Americans say it is more important to protect gun rights rather than to increase gun control, Pew Research found. 416 more words


Keeping retirement weird. Our teacher unions have a mixed history. But this is a good moment to follow our leaders.

AFT President Randi Weingarten just prior to her arrest this week.

NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia has added her voice to the outrage.

“Trayvon Martin.  Eric Garner. 

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Sandy Hook Teachers Worry About Loss Of Mental Health Services

NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have told top union leaders in the state and nationally that they are worried what will happen once funding for mental health services runs out by the next school year. 338 more words


A Second Bid by US Education Department to Regulate Teacher Preparation Programs Receives Mixed Reactions

The federal government, following a failed attempt in 2012 because of a lack of agreement to use test scores to evaluate teacher effectiveness, would like states to use a rating system approved its… 593 more words