Our second finalist for the 2013 Political Activist of the Year award, Loretta Harper, is a high school counselor in Nevada who was first inspired to get involved by presidential hopeful Barack Obama in 2008.
New legislation would leave more money in the pockets of public service retirees
65 percent of Americans say they would vote for a law that would allow aspiring Americans the chance to become U.S. citizens
Push for common-sense, bipartisan reform would bring millions of students and their famiies out of the shadows
“President Obama is speaking to the issues that hit veterans at home—jobs, health and education. These issues matter because they not only impact the future of veterans, but also the future of their families.” – Retired educator and Vietnam veteran Bill Dooling
President says failure to act now may discourage graduates from entering teaching profession or other public service careers
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
When it comes to protecting public education, these activists aren’t leaving anything to chance.