Press Releases and Statements

AFSA’s Response to Cheating in Georgia

On July 5, an investigation by the state of Georgia was released that uncovered numerous instances of cheating in Atlanta Public Schools. In response to the findings of the investigation, AFSA released this statement…

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AFSA Opposes Privatizing Pensions

While some members of the committee support privatization of Social Security and Medicare, AFSA strongly opposes this approach that would shift all of the retirement and healthcare risks to the individual.

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2011 AFSA Scholarship Winners Announced

2011 AFSA Scholarship Winners Announced

Five high school seniors who demonstrated academic excellence, personal growth and strong community involvement have been awarded $2,500 scholarships by a national school administrators union to continue their achievements this fall as they pursue their college degrees.

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Statement on the 2010 NAEP Civics Assessment

On May 4, the National Assessment of Education Progress at Grades 4, 8 and 12 (NAEP) released their 2010 civics assessment results, known as the Nation’s Report Card.

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President Woodard’s Response on the Denver Labor-Management Collaboration Conference

A first-of-its-kind conference on labor-management collaboration was held in Denver in February by the U.S. Department of Education. The focus was on the relationships between superintendents, school boards and teachers, and how student achievement could be boosted through successful collaboration. AFSA President Diann Woodard attended the meeting.

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