[2014-07-15] USA: AFT elects its leaders

Delegates at the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) national convention have voted overwhelmingly to re-elect AFT President Randi Weingarten for a third term. Lorretta Johnson was also re-elected Secretary-Treasurer, and Mary Cathryn Ricker was chosen to succeed Executive Vice-President Francine Lawrence, who plans to retire this year.

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[2014-07-11] Amidst attacks on union rights, American educators rally to defend public education

In an emotionally charged keynote, American Federation of Teachers´ (AFT) President Randi Weingarten called on American teachers to fight forward and fight back.

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[2014-07-10] Educators convene to reclaim the promise of public education

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) meets in Los Angeles, California, US for its biennial convention - the most important policymaking body of the federation.

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Welcome to Education International North America - Caribbean!

EI's North America and the Caribbean region is an area vibrant with development cooperation activities.

The south of the region is a location prone to frequent natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods and earthquakes. The mutual assistance given to one another and the solidarity expressed among EI affiliates in this region is exemplary. In total, EI has 28 affiliates in 20 countries and territories in the region.