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The COVID pandemic has been blamed for exacerbating inequities in our schools and students falling through the cracks.

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

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Chicago school principals, assistant principals and school leaders are calling for a school reopening pilot program.

Collective bargaining agreements. Union contracts helped protect more jobs, proportionally, against this modern-day plague. Just another reason to join the union.

There is a big social and emotional toll the COVID-19 pandemic is having on our school communities.
Workers able to act collectively and bargain through their union, have been able to secure enhanced safety measures.

AFSA joined other education,  labor and social justice organizations asking Congress to help communities around the country.

Go to incoming Democratic President Joe Biden’s “Building Back Better” agenda on his website and read through it.

We urge the Biden administration and Congress to seize this opportunity to transform the lives of working people through bold, structural change.