Education Secretary answers tough policy questions from Twitter users nationwide.
Focus less on punishment, more on individual student needs, educators say.
NEA’s Van Roekel: What we need now is teacher-led and student-focused reform
A conversation with U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) about the importance of public education at Netroots Nation 2011.
NEA members mobilize to talk about NCLB’s negative impact.
What would you say to legislators about about merit pay, NCLB, health care?
The Washington Post’s “The Answer Sheet” is featuring a guest blog by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel today.
In a November 15, 2010 letter to the Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, the National Education Association wrote on behalf of their 3.2 million members to explain eight key issues with the No Child Left Behind Act that need to be addressed in order to offer immediate regulatory relief to our public schools.
With the exception of eight or so races that are too close to call or heading to recounts, the 2010 elections are behind us. Wins and losses aside, two facts stand out.
By Miguel Gonzalez and Felix Perez When the new Congress elected last night is sworn in this January, it will have to tackle the nation’s most pressing matters, including education and the economy. The nation is on the road to economic recovery, but the economy is still shedding jobs, especially in the education sector. High unemployment … Continued