The appointee would take over during a time of unprecedented upheaval in schools.
The American Federation of Teachers announced it would support strikes as a last resort amid the push to reopen schools during the pandemic.
The president of the American Federation of Teachers slammed the Trump White House as it released its own blueprint for reopening schools.
They're conducting lessons online, but still being asked to do it from school.
AFT President Randi Weingarten is backing the Massachusetts senator in her personal capacity. Her union has backed Warren, Biden and Sanders.
Education and children's welfare groups are calling on presidential candidates to form more comprehensive platforms.
A “silent majority” is taking back education policy, according to the union chief.
But Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers said she understands the DCCC’s concerns.
“We believe in helping children thrive, not in confining them to heinous, abusive situations," said the president of the American Federation of Teachers.
The American Federation of Teachers is raising money to deliver 100,000 water filtration systems to hurricane victims.