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.


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.

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.