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Celebrating student loan relief

“It was like waking up and learning you won the lottery.” That’s just one of the comments flooding the AFT offices from members who are elated to be free of student debt at last. After relentless advocacy, including an AFT lawsuit against former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was so broken is finally doing what it is supposed to do: delivering relief from student debt for thousands of borrowers. So far, $6.2 billion in student debt has been forgiven for 100,000 public service workers like teachers, nurses and professors.

CAHS's Foster Teacher of the Year Candidate Foster is a Cut Above

Ms. Jennifer Foster is a CTE teacher and will represent Charlotte Amalie High School as the 2021-22 Teacher of the Year! She has gone above and beyond the classroom and transformed the high school’s Cosmetology Department into a full-service salon. And Ms. Foster’s tutelage isn’t just relegated to desks and clippers.