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LATEST ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE NEWS FROM THE IFT
NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE -- HOW GOOGLE TOOK OVER THE CLASSROOM
The tech giant is transforming public education with low-cost laptops and free apps. But schools may be giving Google more than they are getting.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES OFFERED IN FALL
Local 943 has announced the schedule of Professional Development Classes that will be offered this fall.
UNION LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (ULI) NORTH COURSES
The 2017-18 ULI North training sessions will be held on the following dates: Fall Session: November 4-5, 2017 -- Winter Session: February 10-11, 2018 at the IFT Robert M. Healey Center in Westmont, IL.
LOCAL 943’s 2017 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
In May, Local 943 awarded the daughters of two of our members the AFT Local 943 Scholarships for 2017.
MIDDLE GRADES TEACHING ENDORSEMENT CHANGING FOR EDUCATOR LICENSURE
Why the change?
TRS TELEPHONE NUMBERS, EMAIL ADDRESSES TO CHANGE
Teachers’ Retirement System will change its telephone numbers, email addresses and website address this summer in order to improve service and reduce technology costs.
NO TO "RIGHT-TO-WORK" SIGN PETITION NOW!!!
Right-to-work is not what it seems; it should be called "work-for-less," but Republicans in Congress are pushing it anyway.
AFT TO SENATE: DON'T MESS WITH ESSA REGULATIONS
The AFT is urging the senate to reject a legislative maneuver aimed at trashing accountability and state plan regulations tied to the Every Student Succeeds Act.
YOUR HEALTHCARE IS UNDER ATTACK
The bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, is just as bad as we expected
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRS CHANGES
The Early Retirement Option (ERO) recently expired because the legislature did not extend the program.
UNIVERSAL TEAM MEETING NOVEMBER
DECEMBER SENATE MEETING
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UNION LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (ULI) NORTH COURSES FEBRUARY 10-11
FEBRUARY SENATE MEETING
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