Jason Fahie was named the 2016 NEA Political Activist of the Year because of his unwavering commitment to speaking up for students and public education.
“I don’t believe in suspension and expulsion. Those should be the last resort for students.” – Erika Strauss Chavarria, HS Spanish teacher
Educators from across the country are engaging in political activism on behalf of students and public schools. Meet six shining examples.
Educators take advantage of anti-testing momentum to create better learning environments for students.
The law could mean savings of thousands of dollars over the life of a loan for teachers, students and other public employees,
Legislation to reduce standardized testing and increase student learning gains momentum.
One educator says it’s all about restorative practice. Find out what it is.
“Together we can break down barriers for our kids so they get the education they need and deserve.” Hillary Clinton
The Friedrichs case is about corporate interests that want to make it even harder for teachers, firefighters, nurses and sanitation workers to come together, speak up for their communities.
For Ambereen Khan-Baker, the collective voice of her union is all about making positive change in her own classroom.