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Month: August 2018

Union Members Create Student Emergency Funds

Fast Fund
Faculty create emergency funds for struggling students. Thousands of college students struggle to meet their bills, and many have to drop out of school before reaching graduation. Now many of them will have more resources to keep them in class, thanks to an expanding emergency fund organized by faculty union members. The FAST Fund started at Milwaukee Area Technical College, where Lo...
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MATC Instructors Condemn DeVos Decision to Deregulate For-Profits, Endangering Students

MATC INSTRUCTORS CONDEMN DEVOS DECISION The American Federation of Teachers Local 212, the Milwaukee Area Technical College’s faculty union, strongly condemns the Department of Education’s decision to rescind the Gainful Employment Rule. This rule was instituted to ensure that colleges taking advantage of government-funded student loan programs could demonstrate that the training they provided...
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