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Just more than a week ago, I visited Detroit’s schools. What I saw there was shocking and heartbreaking. Under Detroit’s emergency manager, school funding has gone from bad to worse, educators and students have been treated shamefully and the schools have been left to rot. Literally.
While our brothers and sisters in Scranton, Pa., walk the picket line for a fair contract, Scranton children need our help.
Eighty percent of Scranton’s 10,000 public school children qualify for free or reduced-price lunch and many of them depend on the meals they receive at school. With schools closed because of the strike, many families are turning to local food pantries for assistance.
Congratulations to, Robert LaVine whose mother is a Nashua Teachers Union member, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the American Federation of Teacher-New Hampshire Honey Cascio scholarship. This year’s question was:
AFT-NH welcomes the Newfound Teachers' Union, AFT#6557 as our newest local as a result of a NH PELRB Election held today. The tally was as follows: AFT- 92 ; No Representation-1 and NEA-0. The photos shows the counting and certification of the ballots as well as local President Deirdre Conway. Welcome to AFT-NH!