• American High Schools Challenged by Political Incivility, Lack of Civic Education

    New national survey of principals finds schools struggling with the opioid epidemic, immigration enforcement and gun violence In his inaugural address, AFSA President Ernest Logan stressed the need for civics education: “We put citizenship and history on the back burner in our schools,” he noted, calling for AFSA to be the leading advocate to place civics education on the front burner. […]

    American High Schools Challenged by Political Incivility, Lack of Civic Education
  • New N.J. State Law Requires Panic Alarms in Schools

    Administrators striving to safeguard their schools know that how quickly police arrive on the scene makes a critical difference. Every second counts in an emergency. Now, working with AFSA and local educators, New Jersey has enacted a law requiring public schools statewide to install panic alarms directly linked to local law enforcement. Called “Alyssa’s Law,” it is named in memory […]

    New N.J. State Law Requires Panic Alarms in Schools
  • Take Action: Fund Our Future

    As principals we know that virtually no institution rivals the importance of America’s public schools to our communities, economy and democracy. They bring neighbors together, set students on paths of opportunity and instill a spirit of civic engagement in each new generation. Yet, over the past decade, we have witnessed a ruthless campaign, at every level of government, to gut […]

    Take Action: Fund Our Future
  • Maximize Your AFSA Benefits

    $2 million Professional Educator Liability Coverage $25,000 Criminal Defense Coverage $15,000 Total Disability Benefit $10,000 AccidentalDeath Benefit Your monthly investment in AFSA provides a number of benefits including a host of insurance policies. However, AFSA must have your most current information on file, or you will not qualify for these benefits or you may be denied coverage. Please note that […]

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Trump Budget Seeks to Slash Education Funds

March 22, 2019 at 12:11 am

Budgets are a statement of priorities. And, from the budget he sent to Congress last week, President Trump’s priorities are a big boost in military spending, a wall,...

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AFL-CIO: No Early Presidential Endorsements​

March 20, 2019 at 12:53 am

The AFL-CIO will not be making an early endorsement in the 2020 presidential contest. “There will be no early endorsement of any of the candidates who have announced,”...