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Congress Gets Schooled on #RedforEd

Text by Cindy Long, Photos by Patrick Ryan The #RedforEd movement took its message to Capitol Hill at a briefing hosted by the Progressive Congressional Caucus where four educators from around the country shared victories and how Congress can help them with the continued fight to fund public education. “#RedforEd is not a teacher’s movement,

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Education Insider for April 14, 2019

Tell your members of Congress to cosponsor the Keep Our PACT Act The Keep Our PACT Act, introduced by Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV) last Thursday, would ensure that education is a priority in the federal budget. Earlier that week, NEA member  Betsy Perry, a Nationally Board-  certified special education teacher

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Education Insider for March 31, 2019

Big victory! Senate votes unanimously to create national ESP award   Thanks to the advocacy of NEA’s members and board of directors, the Senate joined the House in voting to create a national award for ESPs. Support was overwhelming in both chambers: the vote was unanimous in the Senate and 387-19 in the House. The measure directs