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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.
Union women earn more than almost anybody else. The sole exceptions: Union men, and—the benchmark by which other groups are measured—adult white men.
Do you have financial questions about retirement, insurance/annuities, long-term care, tax, trust and estate planning?

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.