People often ask me about the differences between NEA and AFT. There are significant differences in structure and focus, but not much difference in philosophy or ideology. What shines through immediately as the major difference between the two organizations is their sense of themselves. I've written about this before, but AFT is comfortable as a labor union, while NEA is not. Nowhere is this more evident than in an examination of the keynote speeches given by the two presidents.
Friday, July 21, 2006
The Difference Between NEA and AFT
From the Education Intelligence Agency: