The Center for American Progress released a new report that takes a first-of-its-kind look at homework assignment quality.

The streets of Los Angeles are packed with the sights and sounds of collective action this week.

Students who get more sleep at night are healthier and do better academically, according to a

Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists – and counting – won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates.
New national survey of principals finds schools struggling with the opioid epidemic, immigration enforcement and gun violence
Budgets are a statement of priorities. And, from the budget he sent to Congress last week, President Trump’s priorities are a big boost in military spending, a wall, deep cuts in domestic programs and years of trillion-dollar deficits.
The U.S. Department of Education provides billions of dollars in grants for programs to improve K–12 outcomes. Do they work?

Ernest Logan, president of the American Federation of School Administrators made the following statement in response to the release of the Federal Commission on School Safety Report:

After six days on strike, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) won a new – and positive – contract from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
This week marks the 6th anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.​​​ Please join us in honoring and remembering the 20 children and 6 educators that were killed that day, including principal and AFSA member, Dawn Hochsprung​.

Statement of AFSA President Ernest Logan on President Trump’s 2020 Education Budget 

The President may have been a month late with his FY20 budget owing to the 35-day federal government shutdown, but his proposed slashing of the education budget could have been predicted a year ago, maybe two years ago. That’s because it looks a lot like his FY18 and FY19 budget proposals.