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Ensuring equitable and affordable health care for all Americans is one step closer and you can help make it happen.

Our nation's young people are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis.

Statement From CPAA President Troy LaRaviere
on the Resignation of the CPS CEO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: MIA MAYNARD
mmaynard@mycpaa.com
(312) 263-7915

AFSA’s Triennial Convention that was scheduled for this summer in Puerto Rico has been postponed because of COVID-19. The convention will be rescheduled for the summer of 2022.

The AFL-CIO also has postponed its Constitutional Convention by one year; it now will be held in Philadelphia by the end of June 2022.

A resolution passed by the AFSA General Executive Board stated:

WHEREAS, the AFSA Constitution states that a convention be held every third year during the month of July or August, and 

The severe shortages of school-based mental health professionals is a growing concern.

AFSA has been working hard on Capitol Hill and with the White House to move education to the front burner. Our efforts are showing dividends, as the first 100 days of President Biden’s term have been historic for K–12 education funding, and we have witnessed significant victories for organized labor. Here is a quick review:

Accountability is on display today as jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial have entered guilty verdicts on all the charges.
Student learing growth during the first half of the 2020–2021 school year is approaching expected levels in both reading and math.