I’ve never forgotten the public investment that allowed me to get an education. Without it, I know I wouldn’t be where I am today.
Issue Future Educators
The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.
Whether you’re on campus or already teaching, your students need you to take a stand against hatred and bigotry.
If you ever needed a reason to get excited about standing up for student and public schools, here are five.
NEA’s 2017 Activist of the Year will be announced at organization’s Representative Assembly in Boston next week.
Many of our preservice teachers had never heard of the pipeline, but almost all of us will have students who could be touched by it.
“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.”
“Pro-public education candidates help limit the consequences of high-stakes standardized testing, and provide teachers with the autonomy we deserve in the classroom.”– Ashley Muscarella
“Native people have played such an important role in the history of this nation. But decades of feeling marginalized and disrespected have left a real impact.”
“I lived in a time when there were no scholarships for women who played any sport…if you were a woman and a jock, you were just out of place.