How to support public education in


Important Dates

  • Voter Registration Deadline: Oct. 9, 2018
  • Early Voting (General): Oct. 17 – Nov. 1, 2018
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Know the Issues

Here's what's at stake in Tennessee in the next election.

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Education Funding

Education Funding

Fully funding public schools is the only way to ensure all students get the education they deserve, regardless of ZIP code.

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Educator Salary

Educator Salary

Fair wages allow educators to provide for their families and do what they love without going into debt. Fact: 1 in 5 educators must take a second job to get by. This is not sustainable.

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Health Care

Health Care

Without quality healthcare, many students can’t come to school ready to learn. We support expanding Medicaid and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program), improving the Affordable Care Act and repealing the tax on employee-sponsored health insurance.

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NEA recommends

These candidates are committed to advancing student opportunity and quality public education in every neighborhood.
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Phil Bredesen (D)
U.S. Senate
Karl Dean (D)
Mariah Phillips (D)
U.S. House, 4th Dist.
Rep. Jim Cooper (D)
U.S. House, 5th Dist.
Rep. Steve Cohen (D)
U.S. House, 9th Dist.
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Take action

Here's what you can do to support public education where you live.


Pledge your support

To ensure that every child has the opportunity to succeed, we must hold politicians accountable for the quality of public schools. Pledge to be the voice for Tennessee's students in the 2018 midterm elections!


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