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The Chicago Principals & Administrators Association has released a plan -- Return to an

Less than 17% of principals and assistant principals believe the district is prepared and ready to open schools.

CPAA president, Troy LaRaviere, participated in a joint school reopening press conference with the Chicago Teachers Union.

AFSA wrote a letter to the House of Representatives advocating for swift and concise relief for schools under the HEROES Act.
As we honor her life, let's take a lesson from her words—"fight for the things that you care about. But do it in a way that will lead others to join you."

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) today endorsed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for president and vice president of the United States.

In a letter to the members, AFSA President Ernest Logan wrote, "Vice President Biden and Sen. Harris are the best advocates for public schools. They believe strongly that a well-funded public education system is vital to our nation."

As we close in on Election Day, we ask you to look at the candidates’ records, and you will clearly see the difference on the support they will provide public education.

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Back in May, former Vice President Joe Biden won the AFL-CIO endorsement for president; it was announced in a 10-minute speech by federation President Richard Trumka.

Dear AFSA Family,

Happy Labor Day.

This holiday is usually a time when public school educators celebrate the advances we have made for our profession and the start of a new school year. But this year is like no other. Today, it is hard to be excited and happy with the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 and the crazy politics bombarding us every day.