• Principals Groups Send Letter of Support on ESSA to the Hill

    AFSA, together with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) sent a letter of support to Chairman Alexander and Kline and Ranking Members Murray and Kline. The joint letter sent on Dec. 2 congratulates them on bringing a final conference agreement forward to fully reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). [...]

    Principals Groups Send Letter of Support on ESSA to the Hill
  • AFSA 2016 Scholarship

    The application for the 2016 AFSA scholarship, which provides $2,500 toward college tuition is now available. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is attending college for the first time in the award year. Applicant’s parent or legal guardian must be an AFSA member in good standing. Scholarship award checks will be [...]

    AFSA 2016 Scholarship
  • New Webcast Available! Learn More About Online Student Safety

    AFSA members are invited to watch an exclusive webcast on Making Online Student Safety a Priority available here This offers an opportunity for all school leaders to learn more about this issue facing all our schools. This informative hour-long webcast is be hosted by Gaggle, a provider of safe online learning tools. Gain useful knowledge and skills on how to:  Find the [...]

    New Webcast Available! Learn More About Online Student Safety
  • Calling on Congress to End Program Cuts and Raise the Caps

    AFSA recently signed onto a letter with 2,500 other national, state and local education, healthcare, law enforcement, transportation, safety, veterans and other organizations calling on Congress to end the drastic cuts to these critical programs under sequestration, and to raise the caps on investing in these programs and services that so many rely on. AFSA is a proud member of the [...]

    Calling on Congress to End Program Cuts and Raise the Caps
  • New Student Grief Support Resource

    The Coalition to Support Grieving Students is the first-ever bereavement resource for educators, which provides effective methods for addressing grief at schools through an easy-to-use, multimedia platform. Resources to equip and inform educators with all the most practical information guidance needed to better meet the needs of grieving students are available to all members of the school community.

    New Student Grief Support Resource

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USDA & NFL Announce $35 Million School Equipment Grant

February 5, 2016 at 3:01 pm

POLITICO Pro reports Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appeared with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Feb. 5 in San Francisco, Calif., to announce $35 million in new grants...

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Unions Urge Intl. Trade Commission to Halt TPP

February 5, 2016 at 2:40 pm

WASHINGTON —The pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “trade pact” between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations would harm U.S. workers in a wide variety of ways...