2003

Safe Public School Environment

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that it is the responsibility of the entire school community to create and maintain a safe and orderly environment. Children and staff should be safe from physical, verbal, and psychological violence, harassment or threats.  There must be a written discipline policy that has a fair and equitable enforcement procedure that must be [...]

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Early Childhood Education

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that every child at age 3 and above should have access to quality public education.  Kindergarten should be a full day program.  AFSA supports a class size no larger than 18 pupils in each pre-school classroom.

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School Facilities

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that all students must have an environment that is conducive to learning.  The physical infrastructure of our nation’s schools must meet a variety of needs including the ability to accommodate the number of students, accessibility for persons with disabilities, conducive to changing teaching methods and instruction, technology implementation, and meet all health [...]

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Public School Building Use

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that public schools must be used as resources for the local community.  Such programs should be directed by appropriate qualified professionals.  The integrity of the day school program should not be negatively impacted by public use.

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Charter Schools

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) supports innovation in the public school sector.  Charter schools and other nontraditional school options may not provide the sustained reform that our nation’s public schools require and deplete essential resources from the public school sector.

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Vouchers /Tax Credits

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that vouchers, tuition tax credits, scholarships and other funding schemes designed to subsidize nonpublic pre-K through grade 12 school education with taxpayer monies undermine our nation’s commitment to a free equitable public education for all children.

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