Educators share their stories on what ‘fiscal cliff’ budget cuts would mean for their students and their schools.
Watch video of a nutrition manager, bus driver, maintenance worker and security officer explaining why they’re standing up for their students, communities and schools through political action.
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
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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
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
Romney’s comments to keep U.S. Department of Education as a check on ‘teacher unions’ are “offensive and totally unconstructive”
According to a new report from the Keystone Research Center, districts that manage their own bus fleets are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars per years over their privatized counterparts.
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel and founder and president of Spencer Organ Company, Joseph Rotella, talk corporate tax loopholes and public education.
Rally looks to stop corporate raid on Education Trust Fund and defeat bill that would give neighborhood school funds to out-of-state, for-profit charters