Today the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers endorsed Bill Peduto as the “Education Candidate.” PFT President Nina Esposito-Visigitis said, “the future of our schools and the future of our city are tied together.” The union interviewed all candidates for their endorsement. Additionally, Esposito-Visigitis said Peduto has supported their efforts and understands how the mayor can best support the school district. She was joined by retired teacher Deb Eutsler.