American Educator

Fall 2022

Current Issue

Where We Stand: Reclaiming Our Future
Randi Weingarten

Climate, Culture, Conditions, and Compensation
How to Address the Staffing Crisis and Meet Kids' Needs
AFT Teacher and School Staff Shortage Task Force

Peoria's CTE Renaissance
Michael Brix

What CTE Means to Me
Kianna Pittman

Bonding Through Music
All Teachers Can Use Music to Help Students Express Emotions and to Add Joy to the Classroom
Patricia Shehan Campbell

Voting for Our Values
Why Elections Matter in Education
Nicole Capsello, Rebecca Kolins Givan, Terrence Martin Sr., and Andrew Spar

The Benefits of Collective Action
Why Overcoming Racism and Inequity Is Good for All of Us
Heather McGhee

Pay Attention
Democracy Is on the Ballot
Jeffrey C. Isaac and William Kristol

Conspiracy in America
Recognizing and Confronting Assaults on Our Democracy
Russell Muirhead and Nancy L. Rosenblum

Economic Inequality Is Undermining America
Worker Solidarity Will Build a Better Future
Harold Meyerson

Fundamental Rights
Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization and the Erosion of Liberty
Khiara M. Bridges

Share My Lesson
New Year, New Students

Union Highlights: Defending Our Priorities