A series on how educators and parents working together have overruled corporate interests and misguided politicians to stop policies from hurting students.
Tiffany Jennings, Kansas college student: “We should not have to limit our dreams because of the financial hardships it places on citizens.”
Across-the-board cuts could mean further cuts for much-needed support staff nationwide.
Special education teachers and support professionals warn more funding cuts will dim prospects for their students.
On the final day of the Stop the Greed Agenda tour, teacherken visits Kansas and talks about ALEC’s ability to manipulate state legislatures.
Check out our list of state and local affiliate Twitter pages and let us know about any we missed.
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 Mary Ellen Flannery Students should not have to “mortgage their future” to pay for college, said U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) on Wednesday, as he called on his colleagues to quickly pass his legislation, the Stop the Student Loan Interest Hike Act, and avoid an impending doubling of the interest rates on federal student loans. … Continued
By Amanda Litvinov Let’s start with the good news: The American Legislative Exchange Council (better known as ALEC) announced last week that it is dismantling its controversial Public Safety and Elections Task Force, the body responsible for writing model legislation intended to hinder particular groups of citizens from voting and protects vigilantes with smoking guns in … Continued
President Obama outlines bold vision in State of the Union