“Can you imagine being five years old, getting dropped off at school and being afraid that you would come home to an empty house, with no idea where your parents are or if they’re coming back?”
Issue Educator Voices
NEA’s 2017 Activist of the Year will be announced at organization’s Representative Assembly in Boston next week.
More than a thousand activists rallied at the Texas State Capitol to deliver a powerful message to the Texas State Legislature and Governor—SB4 is a racist law and we will not stop fighting until it is overturned.
Despite what you hear Betsy DeVos say…vouchers are bad for students, public schools, and entire communities.
Legislation to curb the heavy reliance on standardized tests has been sent to Governor Hogan to be signed into law.
“There isn’t an educator that I know that says the work we do is easy.”
CT educator: “I am hoping we now look at the whole child and all our children’s needs on an ongoing basis.”
“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.”
Even though they managed to make changes to the bill, educators say HB 520 is still bad news for students, public schools.
As NEA begins nominations for the 2017 Social Justice Activist of the Year Award, we had the opportunity to catch up with last year’s awesome winners—the Union City Educators.