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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.
The scholarship applies to any year of study, from the freshman year of college through the last year of graduate school, including law school and medical school.
The impact of this proposal on educational equity, excellence and opportunity— from cradle to college and career — will be nothing short of transformative.
“My love for transportation came from seeing how beautiful the buses look all around the county.”
To combat health problems in children and to promote a healthier alternative to school lunch meals, Congress is moving to upgrade the school meal program in cafeterias across the country.
"Nearly everything about the school suddenly changed in March 2020. The pandemic was becoming a common topic on the nightly news. I had a strong intuition that things might quickly grow more dire."
“I have to recruit teachers with a developing and progressive mindset, not necessarily a traditional mindset.”