Action Center

School Leader Specific Professional Development

WHEREAS a bipartisan Congress overwhelmingly approved the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); and WHEREAS, ESSA provides new opportunities for states to use Title II, Part A funds to invest in principal leadership; and WHEREAS, many states already have taken advantage of the optional 3 percent of Title II, Part A funds for school leadership activities; and WHEREAS, states also report […]

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Opposing Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Public Schools

WHEREAS, Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States; and WHEREAS, Puerto Rico has determined that public education is a foundation of our democracy; and WHEREAS, there are some 300,000 students in more than 1,000 public schools in Puerto Rico; and WHEREAS, the growing number of school closures is having a profoundly negative impact on the students of Puerto […]

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Develop a Public Charter School Administrative Recruitment Program

WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators currently does not have a recruitment program to encourage public charter school administrators to become members of AFSA; and WHEREAS, there is a growing number of public charter school administrators who could be eligible for membership in AFSA; and WHEREAS, public charter school administrators would benefit from membership in our organization; THEREFORE, BE […]

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Support Working People’s Freedom!

Support Working People’s Freedom!

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court. Working people are already mobilizing against the choice. As AFL‑CIO President Richard Trumka said, “Any senator who believes Supreme Court justices should protect the rights of all Americans should reject this nomination and demand a nominee who will protect the rights of working people and […]

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Urge Congress for Full Funding of the Title IV Grant Program

Join us on June 13th, 2018 for a National Day of Action to advocate for full funding of the Title IV-A Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grant program. Created by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), this grant allows schools and districts to support well-rounded programs, safe and healthy schools, and the effective use of technology. Congress recognized the […]

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Help Protect Public Schools in Puerto Rico

Still suffering from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Irma, Puerto Rico faces another hurdle—getting its students back into quality, safe public schools. Instead of providing stability at this time of need, by investing in and strengthening public schools in Puerto Rico, Governor Ricardo Rossello and his education secretary, Julia Keleher, are using this time of crisis as a reason […]

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Stop Janus and Protect Your Rights to Organize!

The Supreme Court is poised to consider a major case that will threaten the rights of all workers. Janus v. AFSCME will take away the freedoms of you and all working people who have fought hard for a voice in their profession. This case weakens organized worker groups by encouraging employees in unionized public sector workplaces to refuse to pay […]

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PAC

PAC

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Citizens and Voter Rights

Citizens and Voter Rights

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Elections

Elections

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