A wave of private school voucher legislation is sweeping the country and may be headed your way
IA teacher shares what she’s heard on the campaign trail from parents, voters about issues related to public education
Iowa educators and parents stood tall for public schools in the annual State Fair parade.
Fairfield, Ia., teacher Scott Slechta plans to keep public education in the conversation during the 2016 election.
Legislative deadlock over education funding forces districts to eliminate educator positions.
Iowa educators take advantage of early voting, and turn their focus to encouraging others.
The Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee will be holding a tele-townhall on a possible bipartisan offset to pay for the student loan interest rate bill on Thursday, June 14 at 2:30: THURSDAY, June 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET, please join Democratic Senators for a Tele-Town Hall hosted by the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach … Continued
by Tim Reed/photo above by NEA intern Kate Jeszeck Hundreds of students, including a number of NEA interns, visited Capitol Hill yesterday as part of Campus Progress’ Student Debt Day, to lobby their Senators on the looming student loan interest rate increase. If congress does not act by July 1st, the interest rate on federally subsidized … Continued
by Tim Reed NEA members — teachers, education support professionals and higher education faculty from every state — visited more than 100 congressional offices Thursday, May 3, to talk to legislators and their staff about corporate tax loopholes and student loan interest rates. According to a report from Citizens for Tax Justice, closing the seven … Continued
By Amanda Litvinov/photo by Dithedy Republicans’ increasingly hostile stance on the rights of women presents at least two whopping problems for educators: Most of them are women They are expected to stand at the head of the class each school day and, with a straight face, tell all of their students—boys and girls of … Continued