As a young teacher in an all-Black segregated school in NC, when Willa Johnson taught her students how to register to vote she was summoned to the principal’s office and summarily fired.
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Standing for students means fighting for education policies that support them and their families.
This week: IL retirement, MI’s higher education conference, MA charters and NJ’s new teacher leader certification endorsement.
“This type of colonialism is not ‘reform’ – it’s anti-democratic.”
By Amanda Litvinov Take Action › Urge Congress to expand summer meals programs and defend nutrition guidelines. Click here› Nearly 22 million children received free or reduced-price lunch through the National School Lunch Program last year. Remarkably, only 16% of those students participated in a summer meals program. Allison Haswell has worked in the Scottsboro … Continued
“If we want the profession we love to survive, if we want to stand with our students, every educator has to find some time to be involved.”
In addition to setting NEA’s direction for the upcoming year, delegates engage in different legislative outreach activities while at the Representative Assembly.
A New Jersey special education teacher is vying to be NEA’s top education activist of the year.
Voter ID laws disproportionately affect the elderly, young adults, students, minorities and low-income voters – groups that are less likely to have the money or means to obtain documentation.
This week talk about the proposed budget in Massachusetts, the pension mess in New Jersey and retiree health insurance in Connecticut.