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AFSA Member’s School Awarded $5,000 Grant Through AFL-CIO Adopt-A-School Program

AFSA Member’s School Awarded $5,000 Grant Through AFL-CIO Adopt-A-School Program

On November 8, the American Federation of Teachers presented Gwendolyn Payton, principal of Anne Beers Elementary School and member of AFSA Local 4, the Council of School Officers in Washington, D.C., a $5000 award made possible by the AFL-CIO Adopt-A-School program. The program is designed to award 20 public schools across the nation a one-time grant of $5000 in commemoration […]

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March on Washington

March on Washington

As the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington nears, AFSA encourages its members and supporters to take part in the many activities scheduled in celebration and remembrance of this historic event. The Aug. 28, 1963 march led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, and other progressive programs and rights that benefit Americans today. […]

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