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By the time you read this editorial, Independence Day will have come and gone. Nevertheless, the date, July 4, should occasion thoughts—which we hope persist in your minds.
Educators worked hand in hand with parents to support student success and discovered what is possible when collaboration with families is a priority.
President Biden has just announced the most ambitious game plan since FDR’s New Deal for enhancing the well-being of working Americans and trimming the incomes of America’s super rich.

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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.

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