An online archive of more than 1,300 New York
Times columns by Albert Shanker
As president of the American Federation of Teachers, Albert Shanker became
known as a strong and courageous advocate for labor - as well as an "iconoclastic
thinker," "champion of children," and "educational
statesman." For twenty-seven years Shankers "Where We
Stand" column in the New York Times offered an 800-word dose
of straightforward common sense, reaching an audience far beyond the educational
establishment. The column stands as a wonderful archive of Shankers
far-ranging intellect, keen analytical abilities and no-nonsense ideas
about how to improve schools. The complete collection offers an assortment
of education and labor topics, and also spans important events and issues
of the time, predicting what impact they have for us today.
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Shanker's legacy: NYSUT conference center honors his work and life."
New York Teacher, Dec. 4, 2002.
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