Education Insider for March 17, 2019

Tell your representative to support the Dream and Promise Act   The Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6), introduced on March 12, provides multiple pathways to citizenship in keeping with America’s values and history as a nation of immigrants. As many as 2.5 million people could obtain legal status and ultimately citizenship via higher

School Modernization

Education Insider for March 10, 2019

Urge your representative to cosponsor the Public Schools Week resolution   March 25-29 is Public Schools Week. NEA and other national groups representing 10 million educators will celebrate with events and outreach highlighting the essential role public schools play in our democracy, economy, and equipping the next generation of Americans for success in the 21st century.

EdAction in Congress

Education Insider for March 3, 2019

Educators score string of victories   Largely thanks to your advocacy, we made remarkable progress in the House last week. Here’s the rundown, along with steps you can take to help reach the finish line. By a vote of 387-19, the House passed the NEA-supported H.R. 276, which directs the Secretary of Education to establish the Recognizing Inspiring

EdAction in Congress

Education Insider for February 24, 2019

Tell your representative to VOTE YES on expanding background checks for gun purchases   In the first congressional action in favor of common sense gun laws in years, the full House will vote this week on  legislation requiring a background check for every gun sold, as well as most transfers. Everytown for Gun Safety has recorded more than 400 incidents of