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Learning Opportunity and Achievement Act provides funding to address instructional loss for at-risk and marginalized students.
While it’s natural for principals to give all of their energy, time, and attention to their community, we must also give to ourselves.
AFSA and other educational organizations wrote a letter to the House of Representatives advocating for swift and concise relief for schools under the HEROES Act.

Advocates of equal pay for equal work used Equal Pay Day, earlier this month, to lobby the Senate to make pay equality

Secretary Betsy DeVos testified in front of the House and Senate Education Subcommittees about the Trump Administration’s request to cut 10-12% from the Department of Education in fiscal year 2020.
New national survey of principals finds schools struggling with the opioid epidemic, immigration enforcement and gun violence

Administrators striving to safeguard their schools know that how quickly police arrive on the scene makes a critical difference. Every second counts in an emergency. Now, working with AFSA and local educators, New Jersey has enacted a law requiring public schools statewide to install panic alarms directly linked to local law enforcement.

As principals we know that virtually no institution rivals the importance of Americas public schools to our communities, economy and democracy. They bring neighbors together, set students on paths of opportunity and instill a spirit of civic engagement in each new generation.

President Trumps priorities are a big boost in military spending, a wall, deep cuts in domestic programs and years of trillion-dollar deficits. Public education clearly is not a priority.