• Register for Online Student Safety Webcast Oct. 7

    AFSA members are invited to an exclusive webcast on Making Online Student Safety a Priority on October 7, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET. Register online here This offers an opportunity for all school leaders to learn more about this issue facing all our schools. This informative hour-long webcast will be hosted by Gaggle, a provider of safe online learning tools. Gain useful [...]

    Register for Online Student Safety Webcast Oct. 7
  • Celebrate Your Leadership October 2015

    Each October, AFSA together with National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) lead the celebration of National Principals Month, a time to spotlight the crucial role principals play in school and student success. We have a number of activities planned, all designed to call attention to principal leadership among the education community [...]

    Celebrate Your Leadership October 2015
  • 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
  • ESEA Reauthorization Comments Sent to Congress

    Congress is the closest it has been in seven years to reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind. The House and Senate both passed legislation this summer to reauthorize ESEA, and a bipartisan group of representatives and senators has already begun negotiations to resolve the major differences between the two bills. AFSA, [...]

    ESEA Reauthorization Comments Sent to Congress

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Dyslexia Awareness Month: A Celebration of Learning Differently

October 1, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Dyslexia is the most common yet most misinterpreted learning disability. The month of October is dedicated to raising awareness about what dyslexia is and what individuals...

  • Seattle Teachers’ Strike Results in Victory for Students

    The Washington Post reported that a Seattle teachers union was able to score many wins after they went on strike...

    September 30, 2015 at 2:42 pm
  • Senate Passes STEM Education Act

    The Senate just passed HR 1020, the STEM Education Act of 2015 on Sept. 24, with an amendment. The House will...

    September 28, 2015 at 12:53 pm
  • CSA Travel Desk Update

    The Council of School Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) has released the following new travel programs: 1. ...

    September 25, 2015 at 12:51 pm
  • Strength of Unions and Families

    Randi Weingarten, the President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), stated that unions today are “strengthening...

    September 24, 2015 at 2:34 pm

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Reorganizing Unions in the South

September 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm

During the International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) convention in Raleigh, NC, panelists discussed how Southern unions need to find ways to reorganize. “We...