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Why Education in Finland Works 5:53
Why Education in Finland Works
By AFTHQ
Published: 7 year ago
AFT President Randi Weingarten visits schools in Finland to learn how they have ascended to the top in student achievement.
Life Inside Detroit Public Schools 0:4
Life Inside Detroit Public Schools
By AFTHQ
Published: 2 year ago
School Counselor Lakia Wilson shows us how a crumbling school building and lack of staff and supplies makes it almost impossible to provide Detroit children an equal education. Add your voice: aft....
Tichina Arnold sings at the AFT PSRP Conference 3:6
Tichina Arnold sings at the AFT PSRP Conference
By AFTHQ
Published: 7 year ago
Tichina Arnold sings at the AFT PSRP Conference.
Tony Danza Honors Teachers After Walking In Their Shoes 6:19
Tony Danza Honors Teachers After Walking In Their Shoes
By AFTHQ
Published: 5 year ago
Having taught for a year in an inner-city Philadelphia school, Tony Danza humorously relates his experience with the challenges public school teachers face everyday.
What Does the PISA Report Tell Us About U.S. Education? 5:1
What Does the PISA Report Tell Us About U.S. Education?
By AFTHQ
Published: 4 year ago
When the OECD releases the PISA report every three years, many people use the ranking to claim public education in the U.S. is failing and push their corporate education reform agenda. But looking at ...
Seminar on Finland's Education System 8:17
Seminar on Finland's Education System
By AFTHQ
Published: 7 year ago
AFT President Randi Weingarten and Finnish education expert Dr. Pasi Sahlberg talk about why Finland's school system is so successful.
Why Education in Singapore Works 7:19
Why Education in Singapore Works
By AFTHQ
Published: 6 year ago
AFT President Randi Weingarten travels to Singapore to learn from their successful educational system.
Philadelphia SRC Shutters Schools Amid Public Outcry 5:15
Philadelphia SRC Shutters Schools Amid Public Outcry
By AFTHQ
Published: 5 year ago
Teachers, students and community members demanded through a rally and civil disobedience that Philadelphia SRC stop school closures and consider an alternative plan that invests in education.
P.S. 107 - Flushing, New York 7:12
P.S. 107 - Flushing, New York
By AFTHQ
Published: 7 year ago
Teachers and administration at P.S. 107 collaborate to create a positive learning environment for children.
Chicago Student Activist Asean Johnson 4:28
Chicago Student Activist Asean Johnson
By AFTHQ
Published: 4 year ago
Chicago Public School student Asean Johnson has been a tireless advocate for the children of Chicago, demanding well-funded neighborhood public schools and stopping school closures that devastate comm...
Princeton grad on the destructive GOP tax plan 1:44
Princeton grad on the destructive GOP tax plan
By AFTHQ
Published: 3 month ago
The Republican tax plan will hurt working people and destroy higher education in the U.S. Princeton grad student, David Walsh, breaks down the GOP tax plan that would cost him thousands and thousands ...
How Wall Street Skims Higher Education 2:6
How Wall Street Skims Higher Education
By AFTHQ
Published: 4 year ago
Wall Street skim is driving up the cost of college. Students are saddled with higher tuition and student debt. Taxpayers are covering risky loans and high interest rate for institutional borrowing. An...
Opera Singer Denyce Graves Honors Her Music Teacher 7:20
Opera Singer Denyce Graves Honors Her Music Teacher
By AFTHQ
Published: 5 year ago
Without the support and encouragement music teacher Judith Grove-Allen provided from an early age through college, reknowned opera singer Denyce Graves believes she would not be the success she is tod...
Reverend Dr. William Barber 40:45
Reverend Dr. William Barber
By AFTHQ
Published: 4 year ago
Moral Monday founder Reverend Barber fires up AFT delegates with a message about what true morality means.
Public Schools are the Heart of Community 4:48
Public Schools are the Heart of Community
By AFTHQ
Published: 1 month ago
In sparsely populated Ekalaka, Montana public schools are the center for building relationships and providing social interaction.
How Poverty Affects Classrooms 3:37
How Poverty Affects Classrooms
By AFTHQ
Published: 2 year ago
One teachers story about a remarkable change that made her see poverty in a new way.
Leckie Elementary in D.C. Remembers 9/11 3:48
Leckie Elementary in D.C. Remembers 9/11
By AFTHQ
Published: 7 year ago
Teachers at Leckie Elementary School get together to remember how the tragic death of fellow teacher Hilda Taylor and student Bernard Brown affected the entire school.
The McDowell Story 14:43
The McDowell Story
By AFTHQ
Published: 6 year ago
"Reconnecting McDowell" is a comprehensive, long-term effort to make educational improvement in McDowell County the route to a brighter economic future.
Wes Moore on the Importance of Teachers 11:33
Wes Moore on the Importance of Teachers
By AFTHQ
Published: 3 year ago
Author Wes Moore talks about how kids who are on the edge need that personal connection with teachers.
Students at Dr. Pila High School's choir in Ponce, Puerto Rico 4:46
Students at Dr. Pila High School's choir in Ponce, Puerto Rico
By AFTHQ
Published: 2 month ago
AFT President Randi Weingarten visits choir students at Dr. Pila high school in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The students' reaction when she invites them to AFT's national convention in Pittsburgh is priceless...