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Last night, CPAA hosted its very first awards ceremony at the legendary Ivy Room.

President Biden has met the moment in the face of extraordinary opposition and pulled us back from what could have been an intractable circumstance. Under his leadership and bipartisan approach, we will avoid the loss of millions of jobs and the decimation of retirement savings, while protecting working people against draconian cuts to public safety and education
A delegation of Italian school leaders visited San Francisco to gain firsthand accounts regarding evidence-based practices that produce equitable student learning outcomes in a post-COVID-19 pandemic environment.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders took his fight against corporate greed and inequality into the den of the most anti-union retailer in the nation—Walmart.
Secretary Betsy DeVos testified in front of the House and Senate Education Subcommittees about the Trump Administration’s request to cut 10-12% from the Department of Education in fiscal year 2020.
In his speech, Biden said, "Educators deserve a partner in the White House. With President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden, they’ll get two."

On Monday, May 20th -- As our new mayor was being sworn in -- former mayoral candidate Troy LaRaviere was reelected to the presidency of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association. He and his slate won every executive office in the association’s triennial elections. Below is President LaRaviere’s statement to CPAA members which includes a call to come together to build a “powerful community” that tackles the great problems faced by CPS principals.