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Alabama schools to reopen with teachers but no students


While Alabama’s 722,000 students won’t return to k-12 classrooms this spring, some teachers will be returning to school as early as April 6.

As officials form their plans for distance learning, due to the state department of education by Friday, teachers are learning whether they're required to return to school buildings to do their work.



Randi Weingarten and NYC teacher Tamara Simpson

Attacks on public education in America by extremists and culture-war peddling politicians have reached new heights (“lows” may be more apt), but they are not new. The difference today is that the attacks are intended not just to undermine public education but to destroy it.


Check out this interesting video from Rev. Dr. William Barber speaking in Los Angeles, California to the AFT.


The Birmingham AFT host monthly professional development classes. This is an excellent opportunity to earn 3 credit hours of professional development. These workshops are open to the public. Call our local office for details. 205-933-3333