Education News

Election 2020: You are the power of the NEA

There’s a lot riding on the outcome of the 2020 elections for students, educators, and hard-working families across the nation. No one knows that better than educators. In less than two years, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has taken unprecedented steps to undermine public schools. She was appointed by a president who fully supports her ultimate

Education News

Hostile, divisive political climate ensnaring U.S. schools

By Tim Walker, this article originally appeared on NEAToday.org Political debate in the United States has deteriorated over the past two decades, as reasoned, well-informed dialogue has been eclipsed by hyperpartisanship, name-calling, even paranoia.  But can anyone reasonably deny that the political climate today is debased beyond a point unimaginable perhaps even five years ago?