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AFSA Letter To The 113th Congress

The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), AFL-CIO, is a union representing school leaders on the front lines of running America’s public schools and ensuring quality education for all. AFSA is dedicated to providing its members with opportunities for professional development, support and a voice in deciding our nation’s education policy.


Lions Clubs International Foundation Helping Haiti

Two years after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 300,000 people in Haiti, scenes of desperation remain.

A cholera outbreak has claimed thousands of lives. An estimated 100,000 people became amputees from injuries suffered in the quake. Mental illness, brought by lingering trauma from the destruction, remains a challenge, officials say.


U.S. High-tech Jobs Lost as Technological Lead Shrinks

Arlington, VA—The United States lost 28 percent of its high-technology manufacturing jobs over the last decade, as the nation’s rapidly shrinking lead in science and technology in the global marketplace was accompanied by a toll on U.S. high-tech jobs, according to a new study released today by the National Science Board (NSB), the policy making body for the National Science Foundation.


SEWN Saves Jobs in Pennsylvania, Opens Office in Philadelphia

Tricom worked with Steel Valley Authority's Strategic Early Warning Network (SEWN) to announce the opening of their new office in Philadelphia. SEWN is a strategic consulting and layoff aversion program that provides free services to companies that need help saving jobs, and since 1993, SEWN has helped save nearly 18,000 jobs in Pennsylvania.


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