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We’ve set up a convenient and secure alternative dues system, called Easy Pay, that ensures our union will be stronger moving forward. All you have to do is spend a few minutes filling out the online membership card to make sure that you maintain your current membership status in the AFT St. Louis, Local 420. 

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Trump's budget takes a meat cleaver to public education

The 2018 budget proposal "takes a meat cleaver to public education" and ignores promised investments in the types of skills, training and other vital family supports that Trump rode to the White House in 2016, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.

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Ratification Results

The three proposals voted on at March 14th's Ratification Meeting were accepted by those present and voting. 

The Certificated Employees:

Yes - 88%

No - 12%

Void - 0%

Paraprofessionals:

Yes - 92.5%

No - 6%

Void - 1.5%

Secretary/Clerical:

Yes - 94%

No - 6%

Void - 0%

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Weingarten speaks on the future of public education

In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.

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