NEA’s Office of Minority Community Organizing and Partnerships fights for equitable funding, lower class sizes and greater teacher diversity, and against any and all efforts to privatize public education.
Tag: immigration reform
Nineteen National Education Association staff members fast to show their support for immigration reform for DREAMer students, their families and other aspiring Americans.
Alabama educators no longer have to fear being asked to check the citizenship status of the students under their charge thanks to an agreement struck last week between the state, the American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups
“Let’s do it now, let’s not delay, let’s get this done in a bipartisan fashion,” said President Obama.
Las Vegas school bus driver Aurora Vigil and her two school-age daughters live every day with the pain of separation from her husband, their father.
“I did it for David. I did it for Carlos. I did it for my former students. I did it for the students in your classrooms who aspire to become Americans too.”
Rocío Inclán: “As an educator I have a moral responsibility to speak up for our students, their families and for educators. If not now, when? If not us, mothers, daughters, and educators, then who?
With 70 percent of Americans supporting a path to citizenship, pressure builds on Congress to act.
David Liendo — “What stood out to me about Ms. Becker was that she tried to help every single student. Everyone in the classroom trusted her. She believed in us and taught us to believe in ourselves. She helped us create goals and develop a plan to achieve them.”
Taking on the challenge that Mrs. Lindeman did is something few people are willing to do, but I know that there are many educators out there like Mrs. Lindeman, and for that I thank you all.