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School Leaders and Dept. of Edu. Reflect on “Day in the Life of a Principal”

School Leaders and Dept. of Edu. Reflect on “Day in the Life of a Principal”

The U.S. Department of Education just finished up their “Day in the Life of a Principal” visits this week. The principal shadow visits were in honor of National Principals Month, and marked a concerted effort by the Department to learn more about the challenges school leaders face on a daily basis, and the critical role they play in ensuring all […]

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Department of Education Commits $20 million to School Leadership Training

On Wednesday October 1st, The Education Department, in an effort to turn around the nation’s lowest performing schools, awarded the School Improvement Grant program $20 million dollars. The money will be geared towards leadership training.   AFSA is excited about the grant and the changes it will bring about. Many aspects go into being effective school leaders and we are […]

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NEA Calls for Secretary Duncan’s Resignation

By Liana Heitin and Stephen Sawchuk Denver Delegates to the National Education Association’s annual convention passed a new business item July 4 calling for U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to resign. The surprising move comes on the heels of union anger over moves across the United States to revise due-process protections, tenure, and seniority—some of which have been supported […]

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AFSA Partners with Department of Education for School Safety Webinar

AFSA Partners with Department of Education for School Safety Webinar

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) took steps toward improving school safety across the nation partnering with the Department of Education (DOE) to provide a webinar for both AFSA members and the general public on how to develop accessible solutions through high quality Emergency Operations Plans.

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Register For Our School Safety Webinar With The Department of Education!

On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students and its Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center will host a 90-minute webinar to discuss school safety.

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The Ongoing Fight for Public Education

As the fight for public education continues and our schools are stripped of funds, forced into incessant standardized testing and required to use corporate-approved, scripted programs, educators, parents and students are moving from the sidelines into battle.

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