• Voting Rights and Disability Rights Blog Series

    This blog series builds on an event ASI co-sponsored with The Century Foundation where U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth and a distinguished group of experts discussed the threat to voting rights and why it is critical to protect them, especially for people with disabilities, and what Congress is considering doing to protect voting rights for all Americans.
  • The Early Years of the New York City Teachers Union

    Post by Leo Casey which appeared on the Shanker Blog on April 30, 2020.

  • 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.