[caption id="attachment_28965" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Schools must aim for 21st century education, AFT President Randi Weingarten said."]Schools must aim for 21st century education, Weingarten said.[/caption]

Moving public education to a model that will better prepare students for today's knowledge economy, and one that will strengthen teacher development and evaluation, is critical to the nation's ability to compete on a global scale, said American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten in a Jan. 12 speech at the National Press Club.

The AFT president outlined her vision for what teachers need to help their students succeed,...

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