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Sat Jan 26, 2013, 05:03 AM

2. I'm glad to see that confirmed. I hope it will lead to revolution. If UFT went, that would be two


important big city unions actually fighting ed deform -- & would have repercussions for AFT too. And maybe for NEA -- half-a-mill roeckl came out (a bit late) for the garfield teachers...there was some earlier controversy where he never said boo, just ignored it, so maybe the winds are shifting...

I read a convoluted explanation once of how UFT is key for maintaining the power of unity caucus within AFT, so convoluted that i can't recall the details now, but I remember that it seemed so sewed up that overturning that power would be fairly difficult. Which is why i guess the same faction has run AFT for so long.

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