Department of Defense Schools (DoDEA)

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Federal Education Association
Military Dependents
Base Schools

DoDEA educators deserve protections

Legislation could strip educators of their bargaining rights.

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The Federal Education Association, an NEA affiliate, represents educators employed by the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).
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DoDEA oversees 164 schools serving more than 73,000 students in 11 foreign countries, 7 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico.
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For decades, DoDEA schools have produced outstanding results for our nation’s military families.
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Military-connected students are top performers even though they face unique challenges such as parental deployments and frequent moves.
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On the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, the nation’s report card, eighth graders in DoDEA schools were number one in reading.

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Bills in Congress

A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President of February 15, 2019

A bill to close a loophole created by the 2017 GOP tax bill that denies some federal workers full reimbursement for moving expenses

A bill to waive the Teacher Loan Forgiveness program’s five consecutive years of service requirement for military spouses who relocate during the school year due to military orders.


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