EdAction in Congress

EdAction in Congress January 16, 2022

Why voting rights are essential for successful public schools The Senate plans to vote this week on the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act (H.R. 5746). The measure is expected to fail because the Senate rule known as the filibuster allows a minority to block all but certain budget-related measures. Democrats could propose changing

EdAction in Congress

EdAction in Congress January 9, 2022

Barriers to voting rise in battleground states The perennial battlegrounds of Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Texas are among at least 19 states that enacted laws last year making it harder for ordinary citizens to vote and easier for partisans to seize power. Similar legislation is pending in the battlegrounds of Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Meanwhile,

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Barriers to voting rise in battleground states

The perennial battlegrounds of Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Texas are among at least 19 states that enacted laws last year making it harder for ordinary citizens to vote and easier for partisans to seize power. Similar legislation is pending in the battlegrounds of Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Republicans continue to block federal action with

EdAction in Congress

EdAction in Congress December 19, 2021

Kudos for NEA’s top cyber-lobbyists The educators named below have been relentless in reaching out to their members of Congress during the past year. We’ve got a lot to celebrate—and more to come. Thanks for helping NEA make a difference for students, educators, and families across America. Let’s keep the activism going in 2022!  

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Kudos for NEA’s top cyber-lobbyists

The educators named below have been relentless in reaching out to their members of Congress during the past year. We’ve got a lot to celebrate—and more to come. Thanks for helping NEA make a difference for students, educators, and families across America. Let’s keep the activism going in 2022! Top NEA cyber-lobbyists in 2021 Cassandra