• New Sandy Hook PSA

    This week marks the 6th anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.​​​ ​Please join us in honoring and remembering the 20 children and 6 educators that were killed that day, including principal and AFSA member, Dawn Hochsprung​.  Our hearts will forever be with the victims and their families. We wanted to share with you this powerful public service announcement​​, […]

  • Apply: 2019 Diann Woodard AFSA Scholarship

    Apply today for the 2019 Diann Woodard AFSA Scholarship, which provides $2,500 toward college tuition to children of AFSA members in good standing. All applicants must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending college for the first time in the award year. The program is designed to support students who expresses a strong commitment to pursuing education beyond […]

    Apply: 2019 Diann Woodard AFSA Scholarship
  • Member Spotlight: Dr. Deneen Washington

    The role of a principal has changed immensely over time. Principals not only play a role in student discipline in their schools, but also are responsible for serving as a teacher evaluator and mentor. Over the last 20 years Dr. Deneen Washington, a member of City Association of Supervisors and Administrators, AFSA Local 20, has transformed what the traditional role […]

    Member Spotlight: Dr. Deneen Washington

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Holiday Reading on Education Policy

Holiday Reading on Education Policy

December 4, 2018 at 11:31 am

With the new year comes new legislative actions at both a state and national level. For those interested in understanding where education policy stands today, Peter Greene,...

  • Civics and Democracy, the role of schools

    In August, AFSA President Ernie Logan made a strong case for our union to take the lead in promoting civics education...

    November 29, 2018 at 7:52 am
  • Nearly 750 Union Members Win Elected Office

    Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists – and counting – won public office nationwide, from Congress...

    November 14, 2018 at 1:26 pm
  • Post Election: Let’s Get to Work
    Post Election: Let’s Get to Work

    This election was a victory for civics because so many people did their duty and voted.   For educators,...

    November 7, 2018 at 3:54 pm
  • Make a Voting Plan
    Make a Voting Plan

    “Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and...

    November 1, 2018 at 1:56 pm

Issues »

AFL-CIO focused on federal Temporary Protected Status

December 6, 2018 at 11:17 am

The AFL-CIO is renewing and strengthening its commitment to approximately half a million workers, all on federal Temporary Protected Status (TPS), whom, with their families,...

  • Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds GOP Right-to-Work

    By a 4-3 vote, the Kentucky Supreme Court handed another win to the right-wing and GOP partisan forces’ crusade...

    December 3, 2018 at 11:16 am
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Still Exist

    Nine U.S. senators, led by Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, demanded that...

    November 30, 2018 at 1:56 pm
  • Union Speaks Up for Free Press

    News Guild President Bernie Lunzer, upset by increasing attacks on press freedom in general and reporters in particular,...

    November 19, 2018 at 9:29 pm
  • Was it a Wave Election?

    A substantial majority of Americans went to the polls and pulled the lever for candidates who opposed GOP President...

    November 9, 2018 at 9:10 am