AFT State Federation Presidents Conference

Shanker addressed 7 key points with the federation presidents. They include; the decline of public education, the declines in birth rates and enrollment, the declining regard for public school teachers, he says that teachers need to build a “mystique” for themselves in order to be more highly regarded. Shanker said that educational schools need to be built up and upgraded, not destroyed. He addressed the attacks on public education as well as texts that would underscore the anti-public education mood.

New Orleans, LA
2 Pages
Circa 1979
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