Disaster Relief Fund: Messages of Thanks from our Members

No one at AFT imagined that our displaced Gulf Coast members would find the resources to practice the almost-forgotten art of the "thank-you" note. But since the AFT Disaster Relief Fund began to send out $500 grants, thank-you notes have poured in to AFT secretary-treasurer Nat LaCour's office from AFT evacuees.

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AFT Marks NCLB Milestone with New Web Site





The AFT marked the fourth anniversary of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act in January with the launch of a new Web site that features information and discussion on this major education law.
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Health spending rises at blistering pace

By Julie Appleby, USA TODAY
Within a decade $1 out of every $5 spent in the U.S. economy will go for health care, with annual spending consistently growing faster than the overall economy, the federal government said Tuesday.

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