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Yes, let’s reopen our schools. But let’s also rethink how our schools operate.
Internet access is coming to more students with the FCC approving an order that sets up a $7 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund, authorized in the American Rescue Plan.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been blamed for exacerbating inequities in our schools and for students falling through the cracks.

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Our tax dollars should be used to create jobs and advance production here at home.
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.