“Public education is the gateway and if we lose that, we’re damming a whole lot of people to a blighted future.” –Keron Blair
Issue Activist Profiles
Educators from across the nation elect a new NEA Activist of the Year!
NEA’s 2017 Activist of the Year will be announced at organization’s Representative Assembly in Boston next week.
Political action yields a pro-public schools legislature committed to stopping private school vouchers.
Washington teacher encourages other educators to use their voices to take a stand against the Trump-DeVos budget.
Educators have impact when they share their stories with elected leaders who can make a difference in students’ lives.
Murray uses educator stories to outline for senate colleagues why vouchers are bad for students and public education.
“When I look at what’s happening across the country in the field of education – the attacks on unions, the dismissive way teachers are treated by policymakers and the alarming funding priorities, I know that I need to take action.”
Educators invite lawmakers to participate in roundtable discussions to plot better assessments and futures for students.
When Kai Burley returned to Waianae, the West Coast of Oahu, Hawaii, from the U.S. mainland, she wanted to become a teacher. “Here is where my heart is—here is where I wanted to teach.”