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2020 Presidential Hopefuls Court Educators at NEA Representative Assembly

By Mary Ellen Flannery and Tim Walker “Election 2020 starts right here, right now!” NEA President Lily Eskelsen García announced to the almost 7,000 delegates at the NEA Representative Assembly on Friday. Backstage at the George E. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, 10 presidential hopefuls were waiting to make their case to educators at

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Education Insider for June 30, 2019

Supreme Court blocks inclusion of citizenship question on census-for now In a strongly worded 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court refused to green light a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, finding that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s ostensible reason for including it-to improve enforcement of the Voting Rights Act-does not hold water. “Several points, taken together,

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Next Stop: Winning Over Educators

Educators are poised to play a major role in determining who is elected the next President of the United States. Harnessing the power of the #RedforEd movement, educators, parents, and students across the country have taken action to force a conversation about the years of chronic neglect that has taken a toll on student opportunity