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School leaders have to be cognizant of the severe emotional toll this pandemic has taken on students, staff and ourselves.

Being politically inactive during this crisis is not an option. Administrators must clearly articulate the needs of their schools to policymakers.   

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With the average public school more than 50 years old, we have reached a critical juncture to fulfill the need to update and make safer our 100,000 public K–12 school facilities across the country.
“We cannot allow the ‘homework gap’ to become a larger ‘learning gap’ during the coronavirus pandemic.”
Districts across the nation were told to close their schools, send students and staff home, and begin to teach and learn in an online/remote environment.
Fifty years ago, Congress passed the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and more than 40 years ago, Congress passed the Mine Safety and Health Act, promising every worker the right to a safe job.
GOP President Donald Trump “has made this crisis worse,” so organized labor “must do what the federal government has refused to do: Protect America’s workers” during the coronavirus pandemic, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.