Gina Friedlander is a substitute teacher in New York City represented by the United Federation of Teachers. She decided to resign her union membership over political disagreement, and now she doesn’t have to fund the union’s stance on COVID-19 decisions.
If you thought the American Federation of Teachers would spend their national conference this year discussing ways to help teachers help their students recover lost ground academically after a year when many students learned by staring at a screen instead of sitting in a classroom, you would be wrong. Instead, it was politics as usual. […]