“I’m not sure what the tone will be like over the course of the day, but I know they’re fearful. I’m going to reassure them that they are safe.”– Robert Ellis, California educator
Educators organize to give all students access to quality language learning opportunities.
The Safe Place to Learn Act is an example of the power of students and educators when they band together with civil rights organizations.
The NEA Ed Justice team catches up with Stephanie Tellez two years after her participation in NEA’s Minority and Women’s Leadership Training Program.
Educators in schools near protected federal lands scramble to make up for funding lost as federal lawmakers have failed to act.
Concerned educators say Donald Trump’s hateful speech, and the wave of bullying it has inspired, has left some students confused, fearful, and distracted from learning.
A small army of activists is contacting pro-public education voters, reminding them what’s at stake and to vote all the way down the ballot.
“Public schools should be about students and inspiring young minds—not profits.”
California’s Children’s Education And Health Care Protection Act aims to curb tax cuts for top 2%, which would cost schools $4 billion per year.
Parents and educators are chief supporters of a ballot measure to maintain a higher tax on the state’s wealthiest residents and sustain revenue for schools and public health.