• Oral History of Lorretta Johnson

    Interview with Lorretta Johnson, a longtime Baltimore Teachers
    Union and American Federation of Teachers leader.

  • Oral History of Deborah Meier

    Interview with Deborah Meier who has been working in public education as a teacher, principal, writer, advocate since the early 1960s, and ranks among the most acclaimed leaders of the school reform movement in the U.S.

  • Oral History of George Altomare

    Interview with George Altomare, a founder of the United Federation of Teachers. His collection of papers can be found here.
  • Oral History of Abe Levine

    Interview with Abe Levine who was a founder of the UFT, a teacher for 16 years, the vice president for elementary schools for the UFT 33 years and an executive board member of the UFT for nearly 59 years.

  • In Solidarity With Those Who Share Our Purposes

    This paper examines why the United Federation of Teacher's (UFT) got involved in with the Civil Rights Movement between 1963 and 1965.

  • The Adequacy and Fairness of State School Finance Systems (fourth edition)

    A national evaluation of the K-12 school finance systems of all 50 states and D.C., published by researchers from the Albert Shanker Institute and Rutgers Graduate School of Education.

  • Naming Lesson Handout

  • Literacy Blog Series

    As part of the Institute's renewed commitment to literacy and expanding its focus, our new Literacy Blog Series focuses on literacy instruction from pre-k through adulthood.

  • Constitution Day 2021 Blog Series

    In honor of Constitution Day (September 17th), this blog series invites teachers and leaders in the field of civics and democracy education to address the question: Why is it important to teach the Constitution?

  • Shanker Institute Welcomes Six New Board Members

    WASHINGTON—The Albert Shanker Institute is pleased to announce the unanimous election of six new members to its Board of Directors: Travis J.