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Advocates are planning "Demand Safe Schools" actions for September 2, 2020. (Image: Action Network) News
'Fund Our Future': Nationwide Day of Action to Demand Safe Schools Planned for September 2
Despite need for crucial resources to keep students, teachers, and families safe during the pandemic, schools have not been given "one additional federal dollar" to open safely.
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School counselor Chloe Gerbec and teachers Malikah Armbrister and Brittany Myers stand in protest in front of the Hillsborough County Schools District Office on July 16, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. News
'Victory for Students and Educators': Judge Blocks Florida School Reopening Order
"Judge Dodson saw Florida's unconstitutional executive order for what it was—a cynical edict that put fealty to President Trump over the wellbeing of children and educators."
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American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten greets a crowd of striking teachers in Grand Park on January 22, 2019 in downtown Los Angeles, California. (Photo: Scott Heins/Getty Images)   Views
The Green New Deal Just Won a Major Union Endorsement. What’s Stopping the AFL-CIO?
"If you believe in something, you gotta be willing to fight for it."
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