• AFSA President, Former MSU Trustee, School Leader and Teacher Passes Away

    Diann Woodard Unfailingly Spoke Truth to Power in Pursuit of Workers’ Rights, Children, and Racial and Gender Equality Diann Woodard, president of the American Federation of School Administrators and a member of the AFL-CIO Executive Council, died on Sunday, May 6, 2018, after a long illness. Ms. Woodard, whose career included 36 years as a classroom teacher, guidance counselor and […]

    AFSA President, Former MSU Trustee,  School Leader and Teacher Passes Away
  • Change Your Future, Attend the AFSA 15th Triennial Constitutional Convention!

    Exploring the Changing Landscape of Public Education Join AFSA at our 15th Triennial Constitutional Convention July 26-29, 2018 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. During this convention, there will be a focus on the many challenges we are facing in both education and labor. Delegates will discuss and debate a wide range of critical issues, including: Confronting existing barriers […]

    Change Your Future, Attend the AFSA 15th Triennial Constitutional Convention!
  • In Solidarity With Oklahoma Teachers

    Teachers in Oklahoma made their voices heard and walked out of their classrooms and staged rallies in protest of their extremely low pay, and following years of drastic cuts to education funding overall. Leading up to this action, AFSA has been connecting with Greg Frederick, president of the Oklahoma City Building Administrators (OCBA), AFSA Local 79. “Without adequate funding, we […]

    In Solidarity With Oklahoma Teachers
  • School Principals Call Upon Secretary DeVos to Establish National Task Force on School Safety

    AFSA urged the Trump Administration to establish a National Task Force on School Safety to develop best practices and offer real solutions to schools. “We cannot afford to wait for Congress or state legislatures to pass legislation in this area,” wrote Ernest Logan, executive vice president of the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), in a letter to Secretary of […]

    School Principals Call Upon Secretary DeVos to Establish National Task Force on School Safety
  • NRA School Shield Program Nice Gimmick, But Unrealistic

    NRA School Shield Program Nice Gimmick, But Unrealistic  No Resources to Educate Children, Yet Alone Building a Shield;  Arming Schools is Not the Solution Statement of Ernest Logan Executive Vice President, AFSA The American Federation of School Administrators opposes the arming of school personnel or school volunteers (other than sworn peace officers) at school sites. Educators are not law enforcement officers, educators […]

    NRA School Shield Program Nice Gimmick, But Unrealistic

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Less Than Half of U.S. Schools Test for Lead in Water

July 18, 2018 at 11:46 am

Politico Pro reports that fewer than half of American school districts test their drinking water for lead, and when they do, more than a third find elevated levels of the...

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Unionized federal corrections officers: Trump makes a bad shortage worse

July 3, 2018 at 12:00 pm

WASHINGTON—Republican President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts for the year starting Oct. 1 will make a bad shortage of corrections officers in the nation’s federal...