EPISD Central Office Growth
The number of senior EPISD Central Office Administrators has DOUBLED under Cabrera
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The purpose of this is to share with you the results of the EP AFT 2022 Officer Elections.
The purpose of this E-Mail is to announce the resumption of the EP AFT 2022 Officer Election Cycle which was paused on March 13th, 2020 by the EP AFT E-Board in coordination with Texas AFT and AFT. Criteria metrics based on CDC School Spread Risk matrix for resuming were set in February 2021 by the EP AFT E-Board in coor
The EP AFT Officers, Staff and I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Safe, Happy Holidays.
In AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest New York Times column, she describes what it is exactly that unions do. Though unions are the most popular they have been in decades, anti-union sentiment still thrives in red states and across the nation. “Several years ago, The Atlantic ran a story whose headline made even me, a labor leader, scratch my head: ‘Union Membership: Very Sexy,’” Weingarten writes in the column. “The gist was that higher wages, health benefits and job security—all associated with union membership—boost one’s chances of getting married. Belonging to a union doesn’t actually guarantee happily ever after, but it does help working people have a better life in the here and now.” Click through to read the full column.
Nearly 250 years since our country’s founding, some Americans are still attempting to restrict others’ basic freedoms. In Florida and elsewhere, censoring books is part of larger efforts to exert greater control over and undermine education.
In the leadup to the midterm elections, pundits predicted a red wave, even a tsunami, based on polls, historical precedent, and steep gas and grocery prices. But I had my doubts. I spent the weeks before the elections talking to voters and traveling on the AFT Votes bus, rolling through a dozen states with more than 50 stops. In a year when kitchen table issues, democracy and our freedoms were on the ballot, many people told me that the elections came down to a choice between, on the one side, election deniers and extremists stoking fear, and on the other, problem-solvers working to help the country move forward. Many races were close, but Americans turned the tide from a red wave to a swell of support for progress and problem-solvers. Read the full column here.