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Education Insider for May 5, 2019

equality act

Tell your Members of Congress to VOTE YES on the Equality Act The House Judiciary Committee passed the Equality Act last week, and days later, the NEA Board of Directors was on Capitol Hill lobbying Congress to vote yes on the bill. More than half the states lack nondiscrimination laws that afford protections based on

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#RedforEd Wave Gets Bigger in North and South Carolina

By Tim Walker Sometimes it helps to say things twice – and maybe just a little bit louder. Last year, 20,000 educators and their supporters in North Carolina attended the “March for Students and Rally for Respect” in downtown Raleigh to demand the legislature reinvest in the state’s public schools.  Lawmakers didn’t listen, which is

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Education Insider for April 28, 2019

Tell your representative to support the American Dream and Promise Act The House Judiciary Committee plans to mark up the American Dream and Promise Act (H.R. 6) on Wednesday, May 8. The bill provides multiple pathways to citizenship in keeping with America’s values and history as a nation of immigrants. As many as 2.5 million