• Watch Our New Union Plus Benefits Webinar

    Looking for savings on your cell phone? Need legal advice? Looking for car tires at VIP prices? As an AFSA member you are automatically eligible for several Union Plus programs, backed by the AFL-CIO, of which AFSA is an affiliate. Watch this informational webinar to learn about the many services, discounts and benefits Union Plus has available to you, including: Legal services [...]

    Watch Our New Union Plus Benefits Webinar
  • AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

    President Trump released his budget for Fiscal Year 2018 on May 23. AFSA President Diann Woodard released the following statement in response: “President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget request is a reverse Robin Hood Budget. It slashes and decimates programs for the most vulnerable Americans, while stuffing the pockets of the uber-wealthy,” “As school leaders, AFSA members are responsible for leading [...]

    AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018
  • Principals Groups Urge Congress to Support Full Funding of Title II, Part A of ESSA

    AFSA, ASCD, Learning Forward, the Nation Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and New Leaders wrote a letter to express their support for full funding of Title II, part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) as Congress works to finalize a funding measure for the remainder of FY 2017 and [...]

    Principals Groups Urge Congress to Support Full Funding of Title II, Part A of ESSA
  • AFSA, Among Others Raise Awareness of the Impact of ESSA and Role of School Leaders, on Capitol Hill

    As leaders from AFSA, National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and other education supporters gathered in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill their message was heard loud and clear; support for ongoing principal professional development is essential. “Events like this remind us of the bigger conversation we need to have [...]

    AFSA, Among Others Raise Awareness of the Impact of ESSA and Role of School Leaders, on Capitol Hill
  • Student Grief Support Resource

    The Coalition to Support Grieving Students is the first-ever bereavement resource for educators, which provides effective methods for addressing grief at schools through an easy-to-use, multimedia platform. Resources to equip and inform educators with all the most practical information guidance needed to better meet the needs of grieving students are available to all members of the school community.

    Student Grief Support Resource

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Study: 1 in 7 kids eligible for summer meal assistance participates

June 14, 2017 at 11:42 am

By Helena Bottemiller Evich, POLITICO Nearly 5 percent fewer low-income students participated in summer meals programs last summer than the summer before — a decline...

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Op-Ed: Sam Pizzigati on ‘Time to police U.S. plutocrats’

June 16, 2017 at 12:43 pm

By Sam Pizzigati, Editor, Too Much WASHINGTON —Donald Trump’s White House wants to see local cops crack down on poor people who break federal laws on immigration. Why...