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NEA continues to push for federal voting rights protections

NEA President Becky Pringle stressed the need to pass federal voting rights legislation at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s second National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice Summit, held virtually earlier this month. This year alone, 19 states have enacted 33 laws that will make it harder for Americans to vote, according to the Brennan

Education News

These 6 states show why educators must help defend voting rights

By Amanda Menas Educators introduce our students to the principles of democracy every day in classrooms across America. They are also working to help defend voting rights, the very cornerstone of our democracy. That’s because federal protections for voter access have been eroded at the federal level in recent years, and some states have begun

EdAction in Congress

EdAction in Congress January 24, 2021

Biden / Harris administration charts new course It’s been less than a week since Joe Biden was sworn in as president and Kamala Harris as vice president, and big changes are in the works. Already, President Biden has issued over 25 executive orders to address the pandemic, reverse some of the Trump administration’s most damaging