Post Tagged with: "safety"

Statement on Findings of Parkland School Shooting Panel

Statement on Findings of Parkland School Shooting Panel

The American Federation of School Administrators disagrees with the idea of arming educators as way to stop school shootings. AFSA is both outraged and deeply saddened by the killings at Parkland and the rash of school shootings that have devastated our nation for the past two decades. We lost one of our own members at Sandy Hook. However, the best […]

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New Sandy Hook PSA

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​​, […]

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AFSA’s Statement on Franklin Regional High School Violence

We send our deepest sympathies and prayers to all students, administrators, teachers, staff and families affected by the violent outbreak at Franklin Regional High School this morning. As educators, we cannot think of anything more terrible or senseless. This act of violence once again highlights the school safety issues facing many of our public schools that are still operating without […]

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ExxonMobil’s Refusal To Deal With Safety Leads To Lockout Threat Vs. USW At Biggest U.S Refinery

BAYTOWN, Texas —ExxonMobil’s flat refusal to deal with safety issues at the largest refinery in the U.S., in Baytown, Texas, has led the oil firm to threaten to lock out its 850 employees, members of the Steel Workers local there. USW, which is trying to negotiate a new contract, had to give ExxonMobil a 60-day notice of a possible strike. […]

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