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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives and our economy. No one understands that better than America’s working people.

By now, the numbers are numbing. Months into the coronavirus pandemic, more than 100,000 people in the U.S. are dead and 1.55 million have tested positive.

A Principals Month Message from AFSA President Ernest Logan.

Members of Congress are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to public school principals.
New initiative launches on heels of 33 states investigating more than 450 cases of lung illnesses associated with vaping, many of which involve teens and young adults.

Two years ago, we compared the opioid epidemic to the mortgage crisis that nearly cratered the global economy, noting how corporate greed caused both. Recent reporting in The Washington Post and other media outlets reveals an important difference between the two:

Unlike the regulators who were blithely ignorant of what was happening in the financial markets, officials at the Drug Enforcement Administration knew exactly how many opioid pills were being distributed in the United States and where they were going.

People who work every day are “not interested in a sliver of change or gestures” from politicians