Post Tagged with: "Senator Harkin"

Strong Start for America’s Children Act is Announced Calling for an Increase in Early Learning Opportunities

On Wednesday, November 13th Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Representative George Miller (D-CA) and Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) introduced bi-partisan legislation, which AFSA has officially endorsed, to improve the access and affordability of high-quality learning programs. The act would make early education a reality for nearly 20 million low and moderate income children who desperately need access to early learning services. AFSA […]

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AFSA Endorses Bipartisan Proposal to Increase Early Childhood Education

WASHINGTON – The Strong Start For America’s Children Act, a new proposal to expand early-childhood education nationwide, will be announced today at the Senate Visitor Center with the endorsement of 46 organizations including The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA). The proposal will be introduced by U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA) with the support […]

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AFSA Attends Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education Meeting

AFSA Attends Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education Meeting

On November 7, 2013, AFSA attended a meeting of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education stakeholders. The meeting was called by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Sub-Committee on Labor, HHS, and Education, and generated so much interest that it was standing room only. Senator Harkin thanked everyone in attendance for “advocating for people who do […]

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Statement by AFSA President Diann Woodard on Senator Tom Harkin’s Retirement in 2015

When Senator Harkin retires at the close of the 113th Congress the Senate will lose a true champion for workers’ rights and education.

As a passionate advocate for improving public education and health care access, and as a staunch supporter of working families and their retirement security, Senator Harkin will forever be recognized for what he accomplished throughout his four decades of distinguished service.

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