. . .the only UFT members at the convention will be those who've signed a paper agreeing never to disagree with the Unity position [including resolution in support of Common Core] in public. That's hardly representative of working teachers, and hardly helpful to us.Seems the vote is just a formality anyway, since Randi has already sunk millions in dues money for Common Core resources, way ahead of any vote. Hey Randi and the Boys don't need no stinkin' vote.
Steve Sawchuck reported in June that AFT had partnered with a British corporation to offer Common Core Prep (see "AFT Partners With Private Firm to Provide Common Standards Resources"):
The American Federation of Teachers and British publishing firm TSL Education have invested $10 million together in an online repository of lesson plans, tools, and supports aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The union hopes it will become the premier destination for teachers seeking to align their instruction with the new student expectations.And the AFT website has this resolution for anyone to read who could not get the clear idea of AFT's intent from the photo posted here two days ago: