Education News

What are 2020 candidates saying about labor unions?

By Amanda Menas The National Education Association is focused on preparing its members for the major role they will play in the 2020 election. NEA’s 3 million members are directly impacted by state and federal labor laws that affect their rights to advocate for their profession and their students. Some candidates offer specific policies to

Education News

The Forever Activists: NEA’s Retired members fight on

By Emily Bricker, Mallory Johnson, Amanda Menas, and Danielle Sklarew / lead photo courtesy of Mads Johansen The National Education Association is a powerhouse of advocacy on issues that matter for public schools. What many don’t realize is the major role that retired educators play in amping up that advocacy. More than 200,000 educators remain union

Future Educators

College student voter registration; how to make your voice heard

By Mallory Johnson and Danielle Sklarew Kathrine Grant, an aspiring educator completing a Master’s degree at the University of Connecticut, understands the power of voting to impact her community. Grant chose to stay registered in her hometown rather than changing her voter registration to her campus address, because she wanted to have a voice in