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2019 News Releases

Educators celebrate Beshear/Coleman Victory In Kentucky - October 5, 2019

Virginia voters deliver major victory for students and public schools in legislative elections - October 5, 2019

Educators applaud House Education and Labor Committee passage of the College Affordability Act - October 31, 2019

NEA applauds Warren plan to strengthen America’s public schools - October 21, 2019

Educators applaud introduction of the College Affordability Act - October 15, 2019

NEA: Trump administration broke law when it ended DACA - October 4, 2019

NEA President: DeVos & Conway Unqualified “To Talk About How to Best Help Students Succeed” - October 1, 2019

Educators Give Chairman Alexander’s Higher Education Act Reauthorization “Incomplete” Grade - September 26, 2019

NEA President: “Confirming Scalia is no different than leaving the fox to guard the henhouse” - September 23, 2019

NEA & CEA applaud Rep. Jahana Hayes’ introduction of the Pell Grant Restoration Act - September 19, 2019

NEA and PDK partnership promises new opportunities for aspiring educators - September 11, 2019

Groups file amicus brief rejecting efforts to undermine healthy school lunches - September 10, 2019

Joint statement from the presidents of the National Education Association and Mississippi Association of Educators in response to ICE raids in Mississippi - August 8, 2019

Super-majority of parents support more funding in public schools, higher pay for educators, according to national PDK poll - August 6, 2019

NEA calls on Senate to pass commonsense gun reforms, condemns Trump’s racist rhetoric - August 5, 2019

World’s Teachers Condemn Donald Trump over Racist Attacks on U.S. Congresswomen - July 25, 2019

NEA applauds O’Rourke’s public education proposal - July 24, 2019

Tone deaf DeVos disrespects educators - July 18, 2019

California educator elected to NEA Executive Committee - July 6, 2019

New Jersey educator elected to NEA Executive Committee - July 6, 2019

Remarks as prepared for delivery by Rodney Robinson, 2019 National Teacher of the Year, to the 98th Representative Assembly - July 6, 2019

Remarks as prepared for delivery by Matthew Cory Powell, 2019 NEA Education Support Professional, to the 98th NEA Representative Assembly - July 6, 2019

Saginaw Valley State University Professor Honored as 2019 Higher Educator of the Year - July 6, 2019

Educators emerge energized from #StrongPublicSchools presidential forum - July 5, 2019

Pennsylvania’s Dolores McCracken Awarded with National Education Association’s Highest Honor - July 5, 2019

Remarks by NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcìa as prepared for delivery at the National Education Association Representative Assembly and Annual Meeting taking place July 4 – 7 in Houston, Texas. - July 4, 2019

Educators recognize 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony - July 3, 2019

Winter Marshall-Allen voted NEA’s 2019 Social Justice Activist of the Year - July 2, 2019

NEA announces Kim Anglin Anderson as its next executive director - June 26, 2019

NEA Announces #StrongPublicSchools Presidential Forum - June 26, 2019

NEA to honor 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony - June 17, 2019

NEA to honor 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony - June 14, 2019

NEA: Congress moves closer to providing certainty and protection to Dreamers - June 4, 2019

NEA applauds Biden’s public education proposal - May 28, 2019

Dream and Promise Act will provide much-needed certainty to aspiring Americans - May 23, 2019

NEA applauds Sanders K-12 public education proposal - May 18, 2019

NEA welcomes Secretary Castro’s public education proposal -  May 13, 2019

CTA and NEA Presidents Declare Racist Symbol Has No Place In Our Neighborhood Schools -  May 10, 2019

Report: State charter school laws lack proper oversight - May 9, 2019

NEA: Educators welcome investment in creating more opportunity for all students - May 8, 2019

NEA president: Educators will play a major role in choosing the next president - May 2, 2019

NEA president to host first media briefing about 2020 presidential campaign - April 30, 2019

Average Teacher Salary Down 4.5 percent, NEA Report Finds - April 29, 2019

NEA Member Named 2019 National Teacher of the Year - April 24, 2019

U.S. Senate approves bill recognizing education support professionals and classified school employees - March 28, 2019

Senate bills would provide permanent certainty and protection to aspiring Americans - March 26, 2019

NEA praises Harris educator pay proposal - March 25, 2019

Kentucky Custodial Supervisor Named Education Support Professional of the Year - March 25, 2019

Dream and Promise Act turns the page on politics of inaction for aspiring new Americans - March 12, 2019

Betsy DeVos’ voucher plan illustrates how out of touch she is with public education - February 28, 2019

Congress approves bipartisan bill on background checks for gun purchases - February 27, 2019

Open Your Books! NEA Celebrates Read Across America Day - February 26, 2019

Teachers Union Leaders on the Anniversary of Parkland Shooting - February 14, 2019

NEA joins Everytown for Gun Safety, AFT to call on lawmakers to adopt proven strategies to make American schools safer - February 11, 2018

State of the Union: Trump’s priorities are dead wrong for America - February 5, 2019

NEA opposes Ed Department’s proposed Title IX changes that ‘defy logic’ - February 4, 2019

NEA, VEA call for resignation of Gov. Northam after racist photos emerge - February 1, 2019

NEA President reacts to tentative agreement reached by UTLA, LAUSD - January 22, 2019