Want In-School Learning to Last? Wear Masks and Get Vaccinated by AFT-NH President Deb Howes
There was near-universal consensus that virtual learning or a hybrid of in-school and remote learning was chaotic and suboptimal, at best. Some kids had trouble accessing classes online, many others had trouble concentrating on lessons for hours on the computer, while other students simply gave up and basically lost a year of learning. We really don’t want to go back to those bad old days.
Concord, NH --- AFT-NH President Deb Howes Released the Following Statement on Approval of Rules for School Voucher Program
"Today's rules committee meeting in Concord raised more questions than it answered, but disappointingly the Joint Legislative Committee let the temporary rules on school vouchers move forward despite questions about conflicts with existing laws on student safety, and data privacy as well as the inadequate examination of the fiscal impact of the program. Frank Edelblut and the Republican-led legislature continue to turn a blind eye to the real issues this program raises
CONCORD, NH—Statement by AFT-New Hampshire President Deb Howes on the passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.
AFT-NH is saddened to hear of the loss today of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, a stalwart fighter for the rights of working people everywhere. Our condolences go out to his family, as well as to the members of the organization he led. He was a strong believer that solidarity amongst working people of all kinds could make changes for the better in our country. He will be missed.