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“Looking back at my own childhood, I saw how important it was for me to mentor young girls in particular. I didn’t have any of that myself. I believe that God has destined me for this role, and that belief drives me every single day.”
In just the last three weeks of this new year, there have been 40 shootings. There were 647 mass shootings in 2022 alone. Firearms are now the No. 1 cause of death among American children.
To deliver transformational change, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona urged everyone to act boldly and unapologetically to address student underperformance and decades of underinvestment.
We want to make sure our organizing unions are on board and are accountable for results. We have to firm up the structure and the financing. We want to concentrate our resources on organizing.

AFL-CIO Convention delegates, including five representing AFSA,  elected Liz Shuler to serve as president of the federation of 57 unions and 12.5 million members. Shuler is the first woman to hold the office in the history of the labor federation. Delegates also elected Fred Redmond to serve as secretary-treasurer, the first African American person to hold the office. 

"We call on the Biden administration to do its part to assist borrowers hampered by crippling debt.
The Department's Office for Civil Rights will solicit public comments to help decide how best to improve current regulations to assist America's students with disabilities.
“This just goes to show you don’t need to be afraid of being fired for organizing your store! You will get justice, it just takes some time."

The nation’s largest union, the 3-million-member National Education Association, has asked its members and allies to demand an end to federal dollars being spent on for-profit corporate charter schools.

“All schools that receive public funds should be held to the same excellence, equity, and transparency standards as district-run public schools," said the NEA in a statement released April 7. "The original intent of charter schools was to provide a space for educators to be more flexible and innovative."