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We want to make sure our organizing unions are on board and are accountable for results. We have to firm up the structure and the financing. We want to concentrate our resources on organizing.

AFL-CIO Convention delegates, including five representing AFSA,  elected Liz Shuler to serve as president of the federation of 57 unions and 12.5 million members.

"We call on the Biden administration to do its part to assist borrowers hampered by crippling debt.
Schools and their instructional and informational infrastructures are common targets for malicious actors.
Endorsement comes just days after Speaker Nancy Pelosi joined Rep. Jamaal Bowman in the district to discuss the needs of educators and the flaws of our education system.
As educators we need to find ways to help students in these difficult times. That’s why a red flag went up when word hit the street that the New Jersey State Board of Education was planning to re-establish a graduation test requirement this year.
“I wanted to be a champion for kids who were like my brothers. It shouldn’t have been a problem for them. It probably wouldn’t have been today.”
Cynthia Larkin's sense of mission would animate her entire career in education.
We must encourage top elected officials to protect our district leaders, school leaders and teachers from political attacks.