2006

Privatization and Outsourcing

WHEREAS the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) supports union workers in providing services to our public schools, and WHEREAS private, not -for-profit and for-profit organizations and corporations have been engaged to direct educational programs, schools and services in public education systems, and WHEREAS state and local Boards of Education are outsourcing the work of unionized employees, THEREFORE BE IT [...]

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Safety, Crisis and Disaster Plans

WHEREAS the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that an important role of schools leaders is to provide leadership in preserving the safety and welfare of students entrusted to their care during the school day, and WHEREAS it is critical for the safety of students and employees that plans for routine safety practices and specific crisis contingency plans be [...]

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Right To Organize

WHEREAS the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) strongly supports The right of Principals to organize and negotiate in matters affecting their terms and conditions of employment, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) urge that district officials and Boards of Education formally recognize the representatives selected by Principals in all negotiations dealing with their [...]

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Legal Status Of Pricipals

WHEREAS the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that job security and the protection of rights are essential for educational leaders to perform their professional responsibilities without undue fear of reprisal and WHEREAS the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that rating and ranking based solely on students’ test scores should not be the sole criterion for the [...]

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Assistant Principals and Administrators and Supervisors In Support Positions

WHEREAS the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that the Assistant Principal is essential to achieving the mission of schools and, WHEREAS administrators and supervisors who may be employed in district, regional and central offices, support schools in achieving their respective missions, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) supports its locals and affiliates [...]

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Dues Resolution

WHEREAS the operating costs of the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) have significantly increased, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the per capita dues to AFSA be increased by twenty cents effective September 1, 2006 ($7.95), twenty cents effective September 1, 2007 ($8.15) and twenty cents effective September 1, 2008 ($8.35).

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The Principals’ Association Of New Orleans Public Schools, Inc., AFSA Local 17

WHEREAS, The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) acknowledges the unique impact of Hurricane Katrina on the residents, school children and educators in New Orleans, Louisiana and, WHEREAS, the federal, state and local governments and agencies filed to assist its public school educators and administrators who were affected by this tragedy, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the American Federation of [...]

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Wake Up Wal-Mart Campaign

WHEREAS, the American Federatio n of School Administrators (AFSA) believes that all workers are entitled to a living wage and benefits and, WHEREAS, the “Wake Up Wal-Mart” campaign is bringing together grassroots community leaders, citizens, workers and union members who recognize Wal-Mart’s negative impact on workers’ jobs, wages and health care, BE IT RESOLVED that AFSA will support the national [...]

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Charter and Magnet Schools

WHEREAS, the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) supports innovation in the public school sector and WHEREAS, Charter and Magnet Schools may have a direct educational and economic impact upon the public schools, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) encourage legislative leaders to “democratize” the process of chartering schools by allowing meaningful local review [...]

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No Child Left Behind

WHEREAS, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is the outgrowth of the intention to ensure that groups of students whose needs were/are not being addressed, The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) supports its underlying objective and WHEREAS, the NCLB act is an unfounded mandate that requires annual testing to measure “adequate yearly progress “(AYP), and WHEREAS, the federal [...]

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