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House Democrats praise SEL programs, Republicans criticize spending.
More than 90% of the nation’s 5,400 minor league baseball players signed National Labor Relations Board union election authorization cards to join the Major League Baseball Players Association.
"We are so excited to see the MLBPA join the AFL-CIO," said American Federation of School Administrators President Dr. Leonard P. Pugliese. "No matter if you work in a factory, hit a ball on a field or run a school, we are all workers united together wanting a collective voice on the jobs we do everyday. As I always say, union equals power."
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On Jan. 27, 2022, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona delivered a speech outlining his priorities and vision for American education. Throughout his remarks, Cardona spoke about using the current moment as an opportunity to improve the American education system and address inequities from pre-K to adult education. He argued for the need to “level up” the entire education system, and called upon everyone to work toward making education the “great equalizer” so that opportunity and achievement gaps can be closed.

Chicago Sun-Times Publishes Essay from CPS Principal Seth Lavin, giving a voice to Chicago public school administrators.
The Role of Principals and AP's in the CPS/CTU Tentative Agreement