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Give Dreamers "The Certainty They Deserve" 

The education community's response to the Trump Administration's decision to end the DACA program has been swift and negative. Education leaders urge Congress to act quickly to give those impacted stability and protection. 

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October is National Principals Month 

National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

Use #ThankAPrincipal all month to celebrate your school leaders and honor the hard work and dedication of America's principals. 


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Polls Find Strong Support for Public Schools

A national survey by the American Federation of Teachers has found that parents prefer investments in high-quality neighborhood public schools over school choice. The annual Phi Delta Kappa poll also found strong support for public education.

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Toolkit Helps Educators Build Better Communications with Parents, Policymakers, and the Public

LFA's 2017 toolkit features sample communications, including letters, press releases, commentaries, and much more, to show parents and the public the good things that are happening in classrooms and beyond.

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Helping Students Cope with Traumatic Events

Reacting to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, several Learning First Alliance members are sharing their lessons and resources so that educators can better identify and meet the emotional needs of their students who are showing stress. LFA members also have resources to help students impacted by recent hurricanes.


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The Learning First Alliance is a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools. We share examples of success, encourage collaboration, and work toward the continual and long-term improvement of public education based on solid research.