Join the BTU Spring Break Cruise

BTU's 7th Annual Spring Break Cruise runs from April 5 - 12, 2015.

If you'd like to join the cruise, contact Ms. Peggy Gladden at the BTU: 410-358-6600.


Join the BTU for a "cruise party" on Dec. 4th for more information.


Statement on Missouri grand jury verdict

AFT-Maryland President Marietta English released the following statement after a Missouri grand jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown:

"It saddens me that the grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. I urge all who protest to engage in civil disobedience...  Read


Education Subcommittee, Baltimore Delegation

Marietta English (President, AFT-Maryland and Baltimore Teachers Union) spoke before the Education Sub-Committee of the Baltimore Delegation Saturday, November 15, 2014. She addressed topics such as a hybrid school board (elected & appointed), funding for Baltimore City schools, and the proliferation of Community Schools across the city.


Wall Street deals costing schools, municipalities billions

Following a new report detailing how Wall Street sold toxic deals to school districts and municipalities that are costing communities billions in fees, interest and other payments, educators, parents, community members and local officials have joined together for a Day of Action in cities across the country.