A closer look at this week’s election results.
Election fever is on the rise as educators across the country commit to cast ballots and get out the vote.
Iowa educators take advantage of early voting, and turn their focus to encouraging others.
“We need to break from usual business… to realize what I hope is our shared goal for every American to have access to post-secondary opportunities, regardless of one’s background.” – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA)
Students can vote for their futures in November–unless they’re thwarted by restrictive new election laws.
The Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee will be holding a tele-townhall on a possible bipartisan offset to pay for the student loan interest rate bill on Thursday, June 14 at 2:30: THURSDAY, June 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET, please join Democratic Senators for a Tele-Town Hall hosted by the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach … Continued
by Tim Reed/photo above by NEA intern Kate Jeszeck Hundreds of students, including a number of NEA interns, visited Capitol Hill yesterday as part of Campus Progress’ Student Debt Day, to lobby their Senators on the looming student loan interest rate increase. If congress does not act by July 1st, the interest rate on federally subsidized … Continued
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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
by Tim Reed NEA members — teachers, education support professionals and higher education faculty from every state — visited more than 100 congressional offices Thursday, May 3, to talk to legislators and their staff about corporate tax loopholes and student loan interest rates. According to a report from Citizens for Tax Justice, closing the seven … Continued