Voter rights protected in WI and FL, but new threats emerge

By Amanda Litvinov/photo of Wisconsinites waiting to vote by Pete Prodoehl With reports of packed polls and record turnout coming in from across Wisconsin in the history-making recall election currently underway, let us all take a moment to be thankful for the March circuit court decision that struck down Gov. Walker’s voter ID law and … Continued


Alabama, Connecticut educators turn back for-profit charter schools

by Félix Pérez As more and more state legislatures push to expand the number of charter schools, educators in two states recently succeeded in defeating or revising legislation that would have taken money away from neighborhood public schools and created a shadow school system with little or no accountability or transparency. In Alabama, in an embarrassing defeat … Continued


Find your state and local affiliates on Facebook

research by NEA intern Avianca McKoy Want to stay up to date with all the latest news from your state or local education association? Why not follow them on Facebook? More and more of NEA’s local affiliates are joining Facebook every day, and joining those pages is a great way to keep up with the … Continued