Post Tagged with: "Obama administration"

For the Record: AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Obama EPA’s Coal-Fired Power Plant Proposal

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, a former United Mine Workers President, issued the following statement on June 2 when the Obama administration unveiled its proposed rule for cutting carbon emissions from coal-fired electric power plants:

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Standardized Teacher Training Initiatives Re-Emerge

The Obama Administration formally announced an initiative to improve teacher trainings across the U.S. on Friday morning. The initiative was previously introduced by Education Secretary Arne Duncan in 2012, but is now being drafted for implementation within the next year. The program hopes to track teacher’s progress in the workforce in order to determine the most effective teacher preparation programs […]

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