• Help the Victims of the 2017 Hurricanes

    The recent hurricanes of 2017 have left all territories in their paths in total devastation. Our members affected by the hurricanes in the islands of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have lost everything. They face months without power, destroyed homes and buildings. Our members in these areas are in desperate need of our help. Schools need generators and supplies [...]

    Help the Victims of the 2017 Hurricanes
  • October is National Principals Month!

      This October we celebrate all school leaders! This is your opportunity to thank your principal for his/her support for your school, students, and community. Principals work hard to improve schools and ensure the success of all students, but they are seldom properly recognized for their efforts. That’s why AFSA, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National [...]

    October is National Principals Month!
  • AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

    President Trump released his budget for Fiscal Year 2018 on May 23. AFSA President Diann Woodard released the following statement in response: “President Trump’s FY 2018 Budget request is a reverse Robin Hood Budget. It slashes and decimates programs for the most vulnerable Americans, while stuffing the pockets of the uber-wealthy,” “As school leaders, AFSA members are responsible for leading [...]

    AFSA President’s Statement on President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018
  • Principals Groups Urge Congress to Support Full Funding of Title II, Part A of ESSA

    AFSA, ASCD, Learning Forward, the Nation Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and New Leaders wrote a letter to express their support for full funding of Title II, part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) as Congress works to finalize a funding measure for the remainder of FY 2017 and [...]

    Principals Groups Urge Congress to Support Full Funding of Title II, Part A of ESSA
  • 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.

    Student Grief Support Resource

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Puerto Rico’s schools struggle to recover from hurricane destruction

October 4, 2017 at 10:24 am

By Mel Leonor, POLITICO Recovery remains out of reach for nearly all of Puerto Rico’s hurricane-battered public school system, which means many kids likely won’t...

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Spokane transit union wins free speech right vs bosses

October 13, 2017 at 2:27 pm

SPOKANE, Wash.—The union representing bus drivers and other transit workers in Spokane, Wash., has won a federal court fight over the U.S. Constitution’s 1st Amendment...