NEA Press Releases <![CDATA[North Carolina teacher elected to NEA executive committee]]> Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:20:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA Launches New Ad Highlighting What Is At Stake In November]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:18:11 EST <![CDATA[Trump administration designates teachers as ‘essential workers’ to force educators into unsafe schools]]> Fri, 21 Aug 2020 13:44:27 EST <![CDATA[Statement from NEA President on Changes to Postal Service Operations]]> Tue, 18 Aug 2020 18:16:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: The Biden-Harris Ticket Is “Dream Team” For Public Education And Students]]> Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:57:01 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Becky Pringle, president-elect of the National Education Association, upon announcement of election results]]> Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:00:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA elects Pringle, Moss and Candelaria to leadership]]> Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:39:19 EST <![CDATA[Trump doubles down on threats to withhold federal funding while pushing vouchers that steal scarce money from public schools]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2020 19:12:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA to McConnell: ‘Do your job, quit playing politics, start negotiating and pass legislation that isn’t full of callous catches, caveats and carve outs’]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2020 16:17:54 EST <![CDATA[Kentucky Native Elected New NEA-Aspiring Educators Chair]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:32:19 EST <![CDATA[Pediatricians, educators and superintendents urge a safe return to school this fall]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:04:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Biden’s Economic Recovery Plan Will Strengthen America’s Main Street Economy]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:28:25 EST <![CDATA[With passing of Rep. John Lewis, we mourn loss of a true hero]]> Sat, 18 Jul 2020 15:41:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Applauds Joe Biden’s Roadmap to Reopening Schools Safely]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2020 15:15:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA Launches New Round of Ads in Battleground States Calling on Senators to Support Funding to Reopen School Buildings Safely]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:56:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA responds to reopening guidelines from National Academy of Sciences]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2020 09:30:06 EST <![CDATA[User Defined - 0]]> <![CDATA[Trump, DeVos ignore educators on what it will take to reopen schools safely]]> Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:53:16 EST <![CDATA[Biden To Educators: "You are the most important profession in the United States. You are the ones that give these kids wings.”]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2020 17:41:04 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Kim A. Anderson, Executive Director, National Education Association, to the 99th Representative Assembly]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2020 15:40:37 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Elizabeth Davenport, NEA Higher Educator of the Year, to the 99th Representative Assembly]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:23:35 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Andrea Beeman, 2020 NEA Education Support Professional of the Year, to the 99th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:46:08 EST <![CDATA[Alabama State University Professor Honored as 2020 Higher Educator of the Year]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:27:51 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Lily Eskelsen García, President, National Education Association, to the 99th Representative Assembly]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:58:29 EST <![CDATA[Greta Thunberg receives NEA’s Friend of Education Award for climate change activism]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:38:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds House passage of Moving Forward Act, calls on Senate to act]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:27:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes Coronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2020 13:17:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors everyday heroes who fight for racial and social justice]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:55:22 EST <![CDATA[Stacey Abrams and Philando Castile Relief Foundation among distinguished NEA honorees]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:31:23 EST <![CDATA[Joe Biden to Address NEA’s Virtual Representative Assembly]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2020 09:58:43 EST <![CDATA[Trump Administration’s Rescission of DACA “Arbitrary and Capricious:” DACA Remains in Place]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:24:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA Vice President addresses House Committee on Education and Labor about how to reopen K-12 school buildings safely]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2020 17:08:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA President issues statement about killing of George Floyd]]> Thu, 28 May 2020 08:20:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA condemns DeVos’ latest scheme to use scarce public dollars for vouchers]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2020 17:01:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls Congress’ latest COVID-19 package another crucial step forward]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:30:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA joins 16 other public, private education associations in joint statement on Senate COVID-19 response bill]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:20:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA to Congress: Put people first to alleviate suffering caused by COVID-19]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:19:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Calling on Schools Nationwide to Close]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2020 16:53:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Biden “es el aliado que los estudiantes y educadores necesitan”]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2020 19:39:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Biden “is the partner students and educators need”]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2020 19:23:56 EST <![CDATA[Senate Rebukes DeVos with Bipartisan Vote Overturning Cruel Borrower Defense Rule]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2020 12:44:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA Statement on Upcoming Educator Conferences]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2020 16:00:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA Rebrands Read Across America to “Celebrate a Nation of Diverse Readers”]]> Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:52:04 EST <![CDATA[Educators call on Congress to reject heartless Trump/DeVos budget]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:19:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Trump puts DeVos’s agenda front and center in his State of the Union]]> Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:41:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Students deserve better than the Trump/DeVos school privatization agenda]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:38:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA kicks off “We Count” campaign to promote participation in 2020 census]]> Thu, 30 Jan 2020 11:52:10 EST <![CDATA[Educators Slam Voucher Case Before Supreme Court]]> Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:17:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Latest Legislative Report Card shows some signs of bipartisanship]]> Tue, 21 Jan 2020 17:05:14 EST <![CDATA[Educators Applaud Bipartisan House Vote Overturning DeVos Borrower Defense Rules]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:09:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA statement on the U.S. House impeachment vote]]> Wed, 18 Dec 2019 21:00:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA hails huge win for students as Congress passes significant increase in education funding]]> Tue, 17 Dec 2019 15:16:18 EST <![CDATA[Educators Energized After Hearing From Top 2020 Candidates At Public Education Forum 2020]]> Mon, 16 Dec 2019 11:01:44 EST <![CDATA[Education, Civil Rights and Community Groups Respond to News of Planned Protest at Democratic Presidential Forum in Pittsburgh]]> Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:23:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA reacts to Buttigieg plan to strengthen America’s public schools]]> Mon, 09 Dec 2019 08:59:30 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association releases Strong Public Schools 2020 candidate interviews ]]> Wed, 04 Dec 2019 12:05:43 EST <![CDATA[PISA 2018: New Results, but Still Doesn’t Measure Student Success. ]]> Tue, 03 Dec 2019 10:01:47 EST <![CDATA[Educators celebrate re-election of Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:53:14 EST <![CDATA[Educator Unions Stand Together Deeply Saddened by Another Tragic School Shooting and Death]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2019 16:11:10 EST <![CDATA[Educators celebrate Beshear/Coleman Victory In Kentucky]]> Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:05:33 EST <![CDATA[Virginia voters deliver major victory for students and public schools in legislative elections]]> Wed, 06 Nov 2019 08:50:02 EST <![CDATA[Educators applaud House Education and Labor Committee passage of the College Affordability Act]]> Thu, 31 Oct 2019 12:36:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Warren plan to strengthen America’s public schools]]> Mon, 21 Oct 2019 09:08:09 EST <![CDATA[Educators applaud introduction of the College Affordability Act]]> Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:09:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Trump administration broke law when it ended DACA]]> Thu, 03 Oct 2019 16:51:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: DeVos & Conway Unqualified “To Talk About How to Best Help Students Succeed”]]> Tue, 01 Oct 2019 12:59:48 EST <![CDATA[Educators Give Chairman Alexander’s Higher Education Act Reauthorization “Incomplete” Grade]]> Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:35:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: “Confirming Scalia is no different than leaving the fox to guard the henhouse”]]> Mon, 23 Sep 2019 12:27:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA & CEA applaud Rep. Jahana Hayes’ introduction of the Pell Grant Restoration Act]]> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:21:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA and PDK partnership promises new opportunities for aspiring educators]]> Wed, 11 Sep 2019 07:19:05 EST <![CDATA[Groups file amicus brief rejecting efforts to undermine healthy school lunches]]> Tue, 10 Sep 2019 09:03:50 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[Joint statement from the presidents of the National Education Association and Mississippi Association of Educators in response to ICE raids in Mississippi]]> Thu, 08 Aug 2019 18:46:35 EST <![CDATA[Super-majority of parents support more funding in public schools, higher pay for educators, according to national PDK poll]]> Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:17:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on Senate to pass commonsense gun reforms, condemns Trump’s racist rhetoric]]> Mon, 05 Aug 2019 17:30:03 EST <![CDATA[World’s Teachers Condemn Donald Trump over Racist Attacks on U.S. Congresswomen]]> Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:44:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds O’Rourke’s public education proposal]]> Wed, 24 Jul 2019 17:43:53 EST <![CDATA[California educator elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Sat, 06 Jul 2019 17:55:20 EST <![CDATA[New Jersey educator elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Sat, 06 Jul 2019 17:46:40 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Rodney Robinson, 2019 National Teacher of the Year, to the 98th Representative Assembly]]> Sat, 06 Jul 2019 06:02:48 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Matthew Cory Powell, 2019 NEA Education Support Professional, to the 98th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Sat, 06 Jul 2019 05:53:36 EST <![CDATA[Educators emerge energized from #StrongPublicSchools presidential forum]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:29:30 EST <![CDATA[Pennsylvania’s Dolores McCracken Awarded with National Education Association’s Highest Honor]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:12:46 EST <![CDATA[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.]]> Thu, 04 Jul 2019 12:18:26 EST <![CDATA[Educators recognize 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:32:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA announces Kim Anglin Anderson as its next executive director]]> Wed, 26 Jun 2019 09:42:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA to honor 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony]]> Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:11:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA to honor 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony]]> Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:03:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA Announces #StrongPublicSchools Presidential Forum]]> Fri, 14 Jun 2019 06:56:30 EST <![CDATA[Dream and Promise Act will provide much-needed certainty to aspiring Americans]]> Thu, 23 May 2019 09:53:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Congress moves closer to providing certainty and protection to Dreamers]]> Tue, 04 Jun 2019 17:34:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Biden’s public education proposal]]> Tue, 28 May 2019 16:33:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Sanders K-12 public education proposal]]> Mon, 20 May 2019 09:22:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes Secretary Castro’s public education proposal]]> Mon, 13 May 2019 11:52:55 EST <![CDATA[Report: State charter school laws lack proper oversight]]> Thu, 09 May 2019 05:52:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Educators welcome investment in creating more opportunity for all students]]> Wed, 08 May 2019 10:22:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Educators will play a major role in choosing the next president]]> Thu, 02 May 2019 13:05:45 EST <![CDATA[NEA president to host first media briefing about 2020 presidential campaign]]> Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:10:51 EST <![CDATA[Average Teacher Salary Down 4.5 percent, NEA Report Finds]]> Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:34:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA Member Named 2019 National Teacher of the Year]]> Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:34:10 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Senate approves bill recognizing education support professionals and classified school employees]]> Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:30:40 EST <![CDATA[Senate bills would provide permanent certainty and protection to aspiring Americans]]> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:52:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises Harris educator pay proposal]]> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:39:26 EST <![CDATA[Kentucky Custodial Supervisor Named Education Support Professional of the Year]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2019 11:08:02 EST <![CDATA[Dream and Promise Act turns the page on politics of inaction for aspiring new Americans]]> Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:20:46 EST <![CDATA[Betsy DeVos’ voucher plan illustrates how out of touch she is with public education]]> Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:37:08 EST <![CDATA[Congress approves bipartisan bill on background checks for gun purchases]]> Wed, 27 Feb 2019 16:08:49 EST <![CDATA[Open Your Books! NEA Celebrates Read Across America Day]]> Tue, 26 Feb 2019 10:18:50 EST <![CDATA[Teachers Union Leaders on the Anniversary of Parkland Shooting]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:13:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA joins Everytown for Gun Safety, AFT to call on lawmakers to adopt proven strategies to make American schools safer]]> Mon, 11 Feb 2019 17:02:09 EST <![CDATA[State of the Union: Trump’s priorities are dead wrong for America]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 21:59:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA opposes Ed Department’s proposed Title IX changes that ‘defy logic’]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2019 13:05:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA, VEA call for resignation of Gov. Northam after racist photos emerge]]> Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:34:19 EST <![CDATA[Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos continue to attack protections for students]]> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:36:34 EST <![CDATA[Keep Our PACT Act would ensure education is a priority in federal budget]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:21:33 EST <![CDATA[Sec. DeVos Fails Yet Again to Protect All Students]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:54:49 EST <![CDATA[Students and public education are the decisive winners as voters across America sweep a #RedforEd wave of educators into public office]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:42:27 EST <![CDATA[Voters deliver major wins for students, public education in 2018 midterm elections]]> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:05:39 EST <![CDATA[Response to incident at Heights Elementary School]]> Sat, 03 Nov 2018 20:08:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA: With nearly 1,800 educators on the ballot, a #RedForEd wave is poised to make a big splash in November]]> Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:42:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s new digital ad features kids who ask “Vote for Us” on November 6]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:57:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA responds to the proposed “Public Charge” regulation]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:16:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches Hurricane Michael disaster fund]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:56:57 EST <![CDATA[Educators denounce vote to confirm Kavanaugh who is unfit to serve on Supreme Court]]> Sat, 06 Oct 2018 15:38:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA “Great Public Schools Fund” Grants Turn Innovative Ideas Into Student Success]]> Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:26:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Senate to reject Kavanaugh nomination following credible and courageous testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford]]> Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:43:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA president calls for full, transparent investigation into more sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:51:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA president calls for open hearing into Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:56:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches Hurricane Florence disaster fund]]> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:43:24 EST <![CDATA[New PDK poll shows far-reaching support for teacher strikes, higher pay]]> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:28:55 EST <![CDATA[Educators, students file lawsuit against Education Department, DeVos]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:27:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA opposes guidelines being considered by the Department of Education]]> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:45:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA and Federal Education Association joint statement on #RedForFeds day of action]]> Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:29:53 EST <![CDATA[California special education teacher wins seat on NEA’s Executive Committee]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:16:37 EST <![CDATA[Chicagoland biology teacher wins second term on NEA’s Executive Committee]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 09:10:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates re-elect Wisconsin teacher to its Executive Committee]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:38:20 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Dr. Loretta Ragsdell, 2018 NEA Higher Educator of the Year, to the 97th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:40:38 EST <![CDATA[Education Department reportedly to rescind affirmative action guidance]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:40:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors entrepreneur Ted Dintersmith with NEA Friend of Education]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2018 13:53:29 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year, to the 97th Representative Assembly]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2018 10:19:59 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Sherry Shaw, 2018 Education Support Professional of the Year, to the 97th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2018 17:44:07 EST <![CDATA[UK student chosen to lead 60,000 Aspiring Educators]]> Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:01:08 EST <![CDATA[America needs unions now more than ever as Supreme Court sides with corporate billionaires, rigging economy against workers]]> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:08:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA statement reacting to Supreme Court ruling on Trump’s travel ban]]> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:55:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA president reacts to radical Trump plans to merge federal agencies]]> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:53:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Republican leaders’ immigration bills are inhumane]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:01:18 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association Presidents reacts to yet another school shooting]]> Fri, 25 May 2018 12:10:23 EST <![CDATA[Texas State Teachers Association and National Education Association Presidents react to Santa Fe, TX school shooting]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 12:57:42 EST <![CDATA[Alaska Paraeducator Wins “Recognizing Inspiring School Employees” (RISE) Award, To Be Honored at Ceremony in Washington D.C.]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 15:29:19 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher Day honors America's educators]]> Mon, 07 May 2018 06:40:19 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association Releases Annual Rankings & Estimates Report]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:03:12 EST <![CDATA[Federal Commission on School Safety excludes voices of students, educators]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:37:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Great Public Schools Fund Grants $2.8 Million for Innovative Ideas that Will Help Students Succeed]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:58:53 EST <![CDATA[Congress' Omnibus Spending Bill a Win for Students ]]> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:45:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Enough is Enough]]> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:21:44 EST <![CDATA[New NEA national survey: educators overwhelmingly reject proposals to arm teachers ]]> Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:26:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA Praises West Virginia Agreement Between State And Educators]]> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:24:52 EST <![CDATA[Joint statement on mobilizations, Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 oral arguments]]> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:28:50 EST <![CDATA[Marvel’s Who is the Black Panther? author Jesse Holland and New York Times bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Gene Luen Yang will join NEA and RIF to Celebrate Read Across America and National Reading Month]]> Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:45:41 EST <![CDATA[Response to Trump Smear of School Security Service Professionals]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:59:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Senate GOP leaders, Trump again are playing politics with Dreamers]]> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:39:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: stop playing politics with the lives of Dreamers]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:37:09 EST <![CDATA[Rest in power, Paul Booth]]> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:38:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA PAC votes to endorse Ben Cardin for re-election to the U.S. Senate]]> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:10:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Legislative Report Card: most polarized Congress in 13 years]]> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:48:32 EST <![CDATA[National, Louisiana Educators Stand in Solidarity with Educator Arrested for Questioning Superintendent’s Raise]]> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:31:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: America has moral obligation to protect TPS beneficiaries]]> Tue, 09 Jan 2018 11:04:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA “Great Public Schools Fund” Grants Continue to Contribute to Student Success]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:17:24 EST <![CDATA[Senate votes to hand huge tax giveaways to the rich paid for by students and working families]]> Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:28:10 EST <![CDATA[Bipartisan approach needed to find permanent solution for Dreamers]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 15:33:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA slams Trump administration plan to shatter Haitian families]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:31:06 EST <![CDATA[Great Educators Never Stop Learning]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:14:37 EST <![CDATA[Senate tax plan gives big tax breaks for the rich paid for by students and working families]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:10:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: tax cut is giveaway to wealthiest paid for by students and working families]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:00:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes on National Education Support Professionals Day]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:12:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA Calls for Action in the Wake of Latest School Shooting]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:39:23 EST <![CDATA[Funding for 370,000 education jobs at risk if Senate eliminates state and local tax deduction]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:15:18 EST <![CDATA[Funding for 370,000 education jobs at risk if Senate eliminates state and local tax deduction ]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:13:29 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week Focuses on Public Schools for All]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:43:14 EST <![CDATA[Nearly 250,000 education jobs at risk if Congress eliminates state and local tax deduction]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:51:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: America has moral obligation to protect TPS beneficiaries]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:30:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: tax cut is giveaway to wealthiest funded on backs of students and working families]]> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 13:41:04 EST <![CDATA[Americans need ‘A Better Deal,’ strong unions to get ahead in rigged economy]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:57:48 EST <![CDATA[Lily Eskelsen García: Arrest of 10-year-old with cerebral palsy is morally repulsive]]> Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:54:10 EST <![CDATA[DACAmented educators and students to Congress: Pass the Dream Act now]]> Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:18:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Congress should put children first and reauthorize CHIP]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:08:29 EST <![CDATA[Workers on Janus: A Political Effort to Further Rig the Rules Against Working People]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:58:45 EST <![CDATA[NEA and Missouri NEA Presidents react to verdict of St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley]]> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:46:50 EST <![CDATA[Nevada Educators and National Education Association Join in Clark County Suit]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:05:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: our thoughts and prayers are with Freeman High School]]> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 17:03:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA members help brothers and sisters affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:07:38 EST <![CDATA[Remarks As Prepared Of Lily Eskelsen Garcia, President For The National Press Club]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:28:11 EST <![CDATA[NEA Decries Weakening Protections for Survivors of Sexual Assault]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:21:23 EST <![CDATA[Lily Eskelsen García: Revoking DACA tramples on our core American values]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 14:41:56 EST <![CDATA[Educators decry Trump proposal to tear apart immigrant families]]> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:59:06 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[Our diversity is what makes America great]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:15:33 EST <![CDATA[Lily Eskelsen García: Dream Act of 2017 lives up to our core American values]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:58:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: educators remain alarmed by proposed education budget cuts]]> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 04:43:45 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds lawsuit against Education Department, DeVos]]> Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:18:40 EST <![CDATA[Utah Elementary School Teacher, Pennsylvania Physical Science Teacher and Virginia Music Teacher Re-elected to top NEA Positions]]> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 07:58:21 EST <![CDATA[Oregon Educator Elected to NEA Executive Committee ]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:22:10 EST <![CDATA[California Educator Re-elected to NEA Executive Committee ]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:12:19 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Sydney Chaffee, 2017 National Teacher of the Year, to the 96th Representative Assembly]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:34:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA Honors Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton with Friend of Education Award]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:47:49 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by Saul Ramos, 2017 Education Support Professional of the Year, to the 96th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Mon, 03 Jul 2017 12:30:35 EST <![CDATA[Remarks as prepared for delivery by NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia to the 96th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Sun, 02 Jul 2017 13:40:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors 12 outstanding human and civil rights heroes at annual gala]]> Sat, 01 Jul 2017 14:00:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Trinity ruling sidesteps questions regarding state constitutional protections for public education]]> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:29:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Trump-DeVos budget is a wrecking ball aimed at public schools]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 15:08:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on Trump budget’s proposed public education slashes]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 10:41:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA: American Health Care Act plays Robin Hood in reverse]]> Thu, 04 May 2017 14:41:35 EST <![CDATA[Massachusetts Paraeducator, Braillist Wins “Recognizing Inspiring School Employees” (RISE) Award, To Be Honored at Ceremony in Washington D.C.]]> Wed, 03 May 2017 10:12:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Revised American Health Care Act amendment makes terrible bill even worse]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:56:34 EST <![CDATA[Gorsuch can’t hide extreme record of ruling against students with disabilities]]> Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:26:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls for the immediate release of the leaders of Migrant Justice detained by ICE]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:14:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Children and families among millions of Americans who will lose health coverage]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:47:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Children and families among millions of Americans who will lose health coverage]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:40:24 EST <![CDATA[Supreme Court ruling on IDEA standards directly debunks Gorsuch’s view]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:03:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Trump budget deprives students of opportunity]]> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:23:48 EST <![CDATA[Reports reveal Gorsuch repeatedly ruled against students with disabilities]]> Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:19:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Repealing the Affordable Care Act will harm millions of students and families]]> Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:31:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA reacts to Supreme Court sending back case to protect rights of transgender student]]> Mon, 06 Mar 2017 12:36:11 EST <![CDATA[Voucher schemes have robbed children, taxpayers with no real positive results]]> Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:37:49 EST <![CDATA[Literacy Advocate LeVar Burton and Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, join NEA to Celebrate Read Across America’s 20th anniversary]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 06:33:00 EST <![CDATA[Educators urge U.S. Supreme Court to protect rights of transgender students]]> Thu, 02 Mar 2017 06:21:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García: Trump should stand up for students and families]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:47:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA reacts to Trump’s plan to roll back protections of transgender students]]> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:35:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: now is the time to nominate a candidate who respects American workers]]> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:06:30 EST <![CDATA[Iowa educators: gutting collective negotiating will hurt students]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:41:54 EST <![CDATA[Lily Eskelsen García: Children are fearful to go to school as a result of immigration raids]]> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:21:04 EST <![CDATA[Public outcry denies Betsy DeVos mandate despite Senate approval of her nomination]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:51:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on Senate to thoroughly vet President Trump’s nominee]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:20:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA president to Senate: reject Betsy DeVos and take a stand for students]]> Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:38:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Trump’s hateful actions undermine our core values as a nation]]> Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:40:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA: more than one million letters emailed to U.S. Senate in opposition to Betsy DeVos]]> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 11:36:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Trump anti-immigrant agenda undermines our core values as a nation]]> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:08:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Legislative Report Card confirms that bipartisanship can work for students]]> Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:35:10 EST <![CDATA[No matter who occupies White House, educators continue fight for students]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:21:47 EST <![CDATA[California teacher joins growing chorus of opposition to Betsy DeVos’ agenda]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:50:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Betsy DeVos is dangerously unqualified to serve as education secretary]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:55:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on bipartisan, bicameral BRIDGE Act]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:30:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: Jeff Sessions' record makes him unfit to serve as U.S. Attorney General ]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 07:21:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA to new Congress: Now is time to renew commitment to public education]]> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:37:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on bipartisan BRIDGE Act ]]> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:38:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Anniversary of ESSA]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:24:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on the nomination of Andrew F. Pudzer]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:43:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA Great Public Schools Fund Grants Continue to Contribute to Student Success]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:23:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA Great Public Schools Fund Grants Continue to Contribute to Success]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:19:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA on PISA results]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:54:50 EST <![CDATA[Mary E. Kusler named Senior Director of NEA’s Center for Advocacy]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:21:28 EST <![CDATA[ NEA on ESSA Accountability Regulations]]> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:00:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA President reacts to Betsy DeVos nomination for Education Secretary ]]> Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:59:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA, labor, civil rights, and faith groups call on Trump to denounce hate-fueled acts]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 10:41:43 EST <![CDATA[Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres goes back to school]]> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:03:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes on National Education Support Professionals Day]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:28:54 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week focuses on nation’s commitment to students and educators]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:33:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Election of Katie McGinty is a win for Pennsylvania students and families]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 17:04:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Sen.-elect Deborah Ross will put students ahead of partisan politics]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:52:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Sen.-elect Maggie Hassan is a win for New Hampshire ]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:44:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Educators help make history in Nevada]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2016 16:35:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA on Supplement not Supplant Regulations]]> Mon, 07 Nov 2016 13:42:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Read Across America Public School Library Grants Announced]]> Thu, 03 Nov 2016 11:16:34 EST <![CDATA[Educators stand with Hillary in declaring that we must be “Better than Bullying”]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:09:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches GOTV blitz targeting most sought-out voter of 2016 election]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:37:33 EST <![CDATA[Trump’s threats to reject election results undermine classroom teaching]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:58:35 EST <![CDATA[Former Arizona teacher named Senior Director of NEA’s Center for Social Justice]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:59:20 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s “Locker Room Talk” Excuse Sends a Terrible Message to America’s Students]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:49:16 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump not paying his taxes = money from America’s schools into his own wallet]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:44:09 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald wants to veto Obamacare. Tell that to the millions of American children who now have health insurance]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:39:17 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Scary for our children: Donald Trump picking the next Supreme Court Justice]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:13:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Community schools can help heal in wake of Hurricane Matthew]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:33:53 EST <![CDATA[TOMORROW: NEA President to address hundreds of union members at major “get out the vote” event]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:18:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA on Department of Education’s Regulations on Teacher Preparation Programs]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:19:28 EST <![CDATA[America’s educators laud Clinton middle class tax proposal]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:15:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA Appoints Karen White to Deputy Executive Director Position]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:41:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA president horrified by tape revealing Donald Trump bragged about sexual assault]]> <![CDATA[NEA president horrified by tape revealing Donald Trump bragged about sexual assault]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:03:00 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump Won’t Help the Modern American Family With Policies Rooted in the 1950s ]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:32:07 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump Loves To Gamble With Other People’s Money. Keep His Hands Off America’s Social Security]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:24:41 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Demeaning Words Aside, Donald Trump Wants to Hurt Women Where it Matters the Most: Their Pocketbooks]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:58:27 EST <![CDATA[Thousands “walk in” for public schools in largest coordinated education action in history]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:05:09 EST <![CDATA[Education International Report: Bridge International Academies endangers students]]> Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:46:03 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s and Mike Pence’s Rejection of Refugees is Un-American]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:25:29 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Trump’s and Pence’s Voucher Plan Is Just Like The Trump University Scam – Using Taxpayer Money to Pad Pockets of Private Interests]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:07:56 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Trump’s and Pence’s Unchecked Support for Unregulated, Unaccountable Charter Schools Hurts Students]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:53:06 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Mike Pence’s Anti-Gay Record Shows a Disturbingly Anti-American View of Everyone Being Created Equal]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:26:04 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Hateful Rhetoric from Trump-Pence Campaign Impacting Immigrant Children]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:16:25 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump and Mike Pence Believe More Guns Equals More Safety]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:01:20 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump And Mike Pence Would Do Nothing to Help Americans with Disabilities as President]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:50:57 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump and Mike Pence’s Child-Care Plan is a Misogynistic Handout to the Rich]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:43:20 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s Bullying Has Already Trickled Down into Schools – and Mike Pence Stands Idly By]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:34:33 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Trump and Pence Would Make America Great…for Billionaires]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:25:59 EST <![CDATA[REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s and Mike Pence’s Student Loan Plan Benefits Big Banks at the Expense of Students and their Families]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:14:34 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association Launches Campaign to Highlight the “Trump Effect” as Bullying Increases in Classrooms]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:35:23 EST <![CDATA[UPDATE: Educators Appalled as Trump Continues Degrading, Offensive Attacks]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:19:07 EST <![CDATA[Educators Appalled as Trump Doubles Down on Degrading, Offensive Attacks]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:38:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: We support Standing Rock Sioux Nation]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:59:39 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association receives ‘Best of Show’ at PRSA-NCC Thoth Awards]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:31:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes Congressional update to career and technical education bill ]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:15:17 EST <![CDATA[Donald Trump is ‘clueless about what works’ for students, public education]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:55:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA on ESSA Regulations]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:30:21 EST <![CDATA[Victory for Students as California Supreme Court Rejects Review of Vergara Appeal]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:15:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA offers comments on Proposed Regulations for New Federal Education Law]]> Mon, 01 Aug 2016 17:12:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García addresses DNC convention]]> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:55:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA and VEA presidents comment on Clinton’s selection of running mate]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:56:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on Donald Trump’s choice for vice president]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:48:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President welcomes Sen. Bernie Sanders’ endorsement of Hillary Clinton]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 10:57:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA President reacts to fatal police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:26:20 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes addresses fellow NEA members ]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:03:23 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray earn NEA’s highest honor]]> Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:07:35 EST <![CDATA[Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by NEA Executive Director John Stocks to the 95th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 11:59:34 EST <![CDATA[Michigan and Mississippi educators reelected to NEA executive committee ]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 10:24:05 EST <![CDATA[Education Support Professional of the Year Delivers Remarks to NEA Representative Assembly]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:43:03 EST <![CDATA[Hillary to Educators: “I’m with you”]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:41:11 EST <![CDATA[Educators double down on protecting rights of LGBTQ students and members]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2016 15:55:32 EST <![CDATA[Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by NEA President Lily Eskelsen García to the 95th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2016 12:11:22 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association honors 13 human and civil rights heroes]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2016 14:58:08 EST <![CDATA[Allegheny County Native Elected New NEA Student Chair]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:48:59 EST <![CDATA[The NEA Social Justice Activist of the Year: California’s Union City Educators]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:12:23 EST <![CDATA[Hillary Clinton to Address NEA Representative Assembly]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:36:54 EST <![CDATA[Supreme Court upholds much-needed diversity in Fisher decision]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:37:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Enough is enough!]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:10:11 EST <![CDATA[Educators Rising Standards Form Bedrock for Grow-Your -Own Teacher Pipeline]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:31:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Court ruling will harm the health and education of millions of children]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:33:12 EST <![CDATA[National Unions Coordinate Support for Orlando Community]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:19:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA president to detained student: I wish I could say happy graduation day ]]> Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:01:23 EST <![CDATA[Hillary Clinton clinches historic nomination]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 17:23:42 EST <![CDATA[Teachers go to Washington to demand vote on Supreme Court nominee]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 13:53:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: ESSA empowers educators and students to return their focus to teaching and learning in the classroom]]> Wed, 18 May 2016 07:12:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Every child has the right to feel safe, welcomed and valued]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 12:42:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA member Jahana Hayes named 2016 National Teacher of the Year]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:55:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA members push Hillary Clinton to victory in key states]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:48:52 EST <![CDATA[Civics, history and social studies teachers to U.S. Senate: do your job]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:04:14 EST <![CDATA[Clinton’s New York win cements her march towards Democratic nomination]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 20:12:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA on ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Committee]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:35:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Stakes are high for students and families in Supreme Court case]]> Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:19:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA on NCEA vs STATE decision]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:57:53 EST <![CDATA[Vergara v. State of California Decision Reversed]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:59:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA on Minnesota Lawsuit Challenging Due-Process Laws for Teachers]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:30:00 EST <![CDATA[Supreme Court reaffirms collective bargaining in landmark case]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:17:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA on ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Committee]]> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:56:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: The American people are counting on the Senate to do its job]]> Wed, 16 Mar 2016 10:58:00 EST <![CDATA[California Paraeducator Named Education Support Professional of the Year]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:29:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Lower court’s ruling will harm the health and education of millions of children]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:42:11 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Voters are looking for a leader to unite, not divide, Americans]]> Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:42:10 EST <![CDATA[Educators for Hillary gear up for Super Tuesday after decisive South Carolina Clinton win]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:28:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Annual Read Across America Reading Tour Takes Flight]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2016 06:53:14 EST <![CDATA[California Educators Appeal Decision in Meritless Vergara Lawsuit]]> Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:59:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA seeks reversal of deeply-flawed Vergara decision]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:29:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA Vice President: Educators are committed to getting ESSA right for all students ]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 07:43:15 EST <![CDATA[Following key Nevada win, Educators for Hillary roll up sleeves and get back to work]]> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 14:12:30 EST <![CDATA[Across America, thousands stand up for public schools]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:26:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA President on passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:53:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Budget rightly shines spotlight on education, students]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:06:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA on Department of Education’s Guidance on Testing Action Plan]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:55:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Educators help Clinton to victory in Iowa caucuses]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:49:12 EST <![CDATA[Annual NEA Congressional report card shows bipartisanship can work for students]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:34:13 EST <![CDATA[Lily Eskelsen García: Dr. King’s words and legacy continue to inspire education activists]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2016 11:08:33 EST <![CDATA[Lily Eskelsen García: Educators share President Obama’s vision for America]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 20:11:49 EST <![CDATA[Supreme Court Hears How Friedrichs v. CTA Threatens Fairness, Public Services, Middle Class]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 10:54:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA announces partnership with Educators Rising]]> Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:53:10 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome White House spotlight on gun violence epidemic in America]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 09:10:25 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome education investments to create more opportunities for students]]> Fri, 18 Dec 2015 12:40:26 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome new education law to create greater opportunity for every student ]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2015 13:37:09 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Senate ushers in new era in public education with historic vote]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:59:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA congratulates Terry Holliday on NBPTS election]]> Mon, 07 Dec 2015 05:20:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes historic step to usher in new era in public education]]> Wed, 02 Dec 2015 13:58:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA president marks 40th anniversary of landmark IDEA legislation]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 10:36:33 EST <![CDATA[NEA president supports the Every Student Succeeds Act]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2015 05:08:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA president encouraged by bipartisan and bicameral approach to fix broken law]]> Thu, 19 Nov 2015 12:20:28 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of amici file 24 briefs with U.S. Supreme Court to support public services, and a strong middle class in Friedrichs v. CTA ]]> Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:23:52 EST <![CDATA[Statement of support to the students of the University of Missouri ]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 14:10:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA president reacts to court ruling leaving aspiring New Americans and families in limbo ]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 13:32:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA gives the Department of Ed’s Guide to Supporting Undocumented Youth an A+]]> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 10:05:24 EST <![CDATA[BetterLesson, NEA ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR EARLY CAREER TEACHER SUCCESS]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 11:49:47 EST <![CDATA[Unions file respondents’ brief in Supreme Court case that threatens working families]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:32:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA president on Higher Education Act at 50: let’s reclaim its promise as a public good]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:53:06 EST <![CDATA[School board races in two major metro areas steal national political spotlight]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2015 09:02:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA files friend of the court brief in Fisher II case before the U.S. Supreme Court ]]> Tue, 03 Nov 2015 11:00:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA, CTQ and National Board Host Event on Advancing the Profession]]> Mon, 02 Nov 2015 15:52:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA on NAEP Scores]]> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:19:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA and The SCEA comment on disturbing South Carolina high school video ]]> Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:16:49 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association president reacts to Obama administration announcement on over testing]]> Sat, 24 Oct 2015 13:29:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on House passage of District of Columbia school voucher bill]]> Wed, 21 Oct 2015 15:37:13 EST <![CDATA[Educators eager to hear substance on issues affecting students]]> Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:58:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA ramps up National Bullying Prevention Month: identify, intervene, advocate]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:49:51 EST <![CDATA[Federal court dismisses meritless lawsuit seeking to silence voices of educators ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:12:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President reacts to new proposal from Education Secretary Duncan]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:07:33 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes Clinton’s support to repeal excise tax on high-cost plans ]]> Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:19:59 EST <![CDATA[Massachusetts Paraeducator Awarded National Honor]]> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:42:13 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome tax relief as new school year gets underway across the U.S.]]> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 11:53:51 EST <![CDATA[Statement from NEA President on Washington Educators’ Strike]]> Wed, 09 Sep 2015 13:19:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Goes Back to School]]> Mon, 07 Sep 2015 14:48:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García stands in solidarity with #FightForDyett]]> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 13:39:15 EST <![CDATA[New PDK/Gallup poll shows continued skepticism over value of standardized tests]]> Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:47:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA president Lily Eskelsen García welcomes steps to finalize education bill]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:45:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s García Elected Vice President, North America and Caribbean of Education International]]> Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:18:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges independent investigation of missing teacher trainees from teachers’ college in Mexico]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:19:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA President reacts to historic ESEA vote ]]> Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:09:47 EST <![CDATA[First Day Organization and Confidence]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2008 15:06:34 EST <![CDATA[2015 National Teacher of the Year addresses colleagues at NEA convention]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:28:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors leaders of PBS, CPB with Friend of Education Award]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 10:12:49 EST <![CDATA[Ellsworth educator elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 16:09:11 EST <![CDATA[Chicagoland educator elected to NEA Executive Committee ]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 15:59:45 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Education Support Professional of the Year: “We must be a united front for our students and public schools”]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:22:25 EST <![CDATA[Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by NEA President Lily Eskelsen García to the 94th NEA Representative Assembly]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:12:25 EST <![CDATA[Kids pack libraries to Read Across Orlando]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:24:27 EST <![CDATA[Remarks of NEA Executive Director John Stocks]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:53:06 EST <![CDATA[Educators honor union activist and immigration reform champion Eliseo Medina]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:28:11 EST <![CDATA[Kids Pack Libraries to Read Across Orlando (en Español)]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:35:57 EST <![CDATA[Statement from NEA President on the death of Ronald Thorpe]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 07:17:56 EST <![CDATA[Lawsuit Seeks to Curtail Freedom of Firefighters, Teachers, Nurses, First-Responders to Stick Together and Advocate for Better Public Services, Better Communities]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:57:37 EST <![CDATA[Supreme Court takes ‘monumental step’ by making marriage equality the law]]> Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:27:33 EST <![CDATA[More than 7,000 educators will gather to discuss, vote on key education issues]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:23:11 EST <![CDATA[Supreme Court rejects attempt to dismantle Affordable Care Act]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:33:37 EST <![CDATA[Ten national education advocacy groups call on Senate to put kids first]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:04:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García meets with Senator Bernie Sanders]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:56:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García meets with Gov. Martin O’Malley]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:45:11 EST <![CDATA[Decision in Ohio v. Clark avoids putting educators in law enforcement role]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:57:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA celebrates School Nutrition Employee Week and School Lunch Hero Day]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:53:36 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome legislation to repeal excise tax on high-cost health plans]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:45:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA member Shanna Peeples named 2015 National Teacher of the Year]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:29:27 EST <![CDATA[Educators: students need opportunity, not just tests]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:41:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA president on Senate HELP ESEA bill]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:19:34 EST <![CDATA[Educators mark 50th anniversary of ESEA]]> Fri, 10 Apr 2015 05:47:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on Senate action on rewrite of ESEA]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:58:20 EST <![CDATA[Educators to spring into Wave of Action on eve of 50th anniversary of ESEA]]> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:47:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA releases report finding flaws with Affordable Care Act]]> Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:51:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA President to Gov. Cuomo: students need more time to learn and foster creativity]]> Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:05:57 EST <![CDATA[U.S. House Republican leaders set to repeat budget mistakes of the past]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:13:48 EST <![CDATA[U.S. House Republican leaders set to repeat budget mistakes of the past]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:25:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA names new political director]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 08:57:33 EST <![CDATA[Millions to celebrate annual NEA’s Read Across America Day on March 2]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:07:25 EST <![CDATA[Educators urge U.S. House to continue to work on federal education law rewrite]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:14:14 EST <![CDATA[Educators ramp up nationwide campaign and launch “Get it Right” ad blitz]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:59:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA supports teachers challenging constitutionality of evaluations]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:58:46 EST <![CDATA[Science teacher Mr. Towne: all students can achieve at high levels with appropriate support]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:36:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Pres. Barack Obama sets right budget priorities for America]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:49:17 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association issues legislative report card for Congress]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:54:00 EST <![CDATA[1st grade teacher Rachelle Moore: All students need equal educational opportunities]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:39:13 EST <![CDATA[Tenure safeguards good teachers from being fired for bad reasons]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:44:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls for more equal opportunity in No Child Left Behind reauthorization]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 10:46:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Administration’s Community Colleges Proposal]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:10:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s College Ratings Framework]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:13:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Historic new investment in E-Rate is a critical win for students]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:08:26 EST <![CDATA[Teacher/Educator leadership key to improving student learning, advancing profession]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:10:10 EST <![CDATA[New report estimates $54 million in charter school fraud in New York state in 2014]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:50:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA and NEA-New Mexico file suit, ask Court to end illegal teacher evaluation process]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:12:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Educators welcome White House’s administrative action to keep families together]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:35:57 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association Health Information Network ensures more students are learning-ready with Breakfast in the Classroom]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:45:01 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week focuses on nation’s commitment to students and educators]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:44:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Increasing E-Rate funding is good for students and smart public policy]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:29:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes ]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:33:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Guidance on Waiver Renewals]]> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:01:13 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association kicks off NEA’s Degrees Not Debt Week of Action]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:22:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA on Dept. of Education’s ‘Excellent Educators for All’ state guidance]]> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:03:07 EST <![CDATA[Michigan educators: trust us when we say Gov. Snyder cut $1 billion in education]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:15:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA President to pound pavement with educators and candidates during six-state GOTV blitz]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:01:02 EST <![CDATA[Iowa educators: Don’t trust GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst on education]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:28:18 EST <![CDATA[New Social Compact for American Education Provides a New Framework for Strong Accountability Systems]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:36:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Guidance to Protect Students with Disabilities]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:44:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA Leader to HBCU Faculty: 'We must raise our voices and fight for resources needed for minority student institutions to survive and thrive']]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:45:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA Leader to Provide Keynote Address at HBCU Faculty Conference in Raleigh ]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:34:45 EST <![CDATA[NEA Statement on the Life of Dr. Paul Hubbert]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:06:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Hawaii can’t afford to go back to the bad Lingle-Aiona days]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:51:20 EST <![CDATA[Teacher Ashley Pledger: Tom Cotton is hurting Arkansas students]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:21:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Kansas Chemistry teacher calls out Gov. Brownback on his “real life” experiment]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:06:52 EST <![CDATA[Teacher Vivian Connell: Ask your local teachers about Thom Tillis’ education budget cuts]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:55:10 EST <![CDATA[New report exposes over $30 million in proven or suspected fraud in Pennsylvania charter industry]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:36:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Promise to Fight Inequity in Education]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:09:07 EST <![CDATA[Report: Educators Play Key Role in Shaping, Guiding Girls into Leadership Roles]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:12:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:01:06 EST <![CDATA[Virtual Panel to Discuss New Research on Girls’ Leadership, Tips to Foster Girls’ Leadership in Schools]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:15:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA expanding teacher leadership initiative]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:37:52 EST <![CDATA[Senate Republicans Continue to Block Student Loan Refinance Bill]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:29:39 EST <![CDATA[Attempt to Overturn Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision Fails in Senate]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:52:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Justice Department’s civil rights investigation into Ferguson]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:34:07 EST <![CDATA[Teacher Vivian Connell: Thom Tillis hurts North Carolina students]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:49:43 EST <![CDATA[Education unions appeal decision gutting teacher due process rights]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:07:46 EST <![CDATA[Labor Day message from NEA President Lily Eskelsen García]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:36:37 EST <![CDATA[Pennsylvania educators recommend Rep. Glenn Thompson’s reelection to Congress]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:29:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President-elect García: Duncan’s temporary moratorium on high-stakes testing consequences ‘common sense’ ]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:09:07 EST <![CDATA[New PDK/Gallup poll shows increased skepticism over value of standardized tests]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:52:29 EST <![CDATA[Educators recommend South Carolina’s Brad Hutto for U.S. Senate]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:20:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA Appoints National Board COO Andy Coons to Lead Policy and Teacher Quality Division as Senior Director]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:14:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA family mourns passing of KNEA president Karen Godfrey]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:37:23 EST <![CDATA[Education Support Professional of the Year Paula Monroe speaks at NEA Representative Assembly, emphasizes key role education support professionals play in student success]]> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 12:26:36 EST <![CDATA[Va. music teacher elected secretary-treasurer of nation’s largest union]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:46:31 EST <![CDATA[Pa. physical science teacher elected vice president of nation’s largest union]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:36:39 EST <![CDATA[California Educator Elected to NEA Executive Committee ]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:27:18 EST <![CDATA[Tennessee educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:17:49 EST <![CDATA[Teacher of the Year addresses fellow educators at NEA convention ]]> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 17:44:03 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators honor Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:41:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors America’s human and civil rights activists]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:10:29 EST <![CDATA[Coeur d’Alene Tribe to be honored for activism, investments in public education programs]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:57:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA Congratulates 2014 National Teachers Hall of Fame Inductees]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:59:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA Commemorates Dedication of National Memorial to Fallen Educators]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:27:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes Gates Foundation moratorium on Common Core high-stakes tests]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:08:41 EST <![CDATA[Key Student Loan Affordability Bill Fails in Senate]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:29:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: California ruling allows corporate interests to trump students’ needs]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:47:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA Student Program member to Senate Budget Committee: ‘Take action to make college more affordable’ ]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:52:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds board’s selection of new President/CEO of NAACP]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 09:21:03 EST <![CDATA[Educators plan public actions to mark 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 13:45:37 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Mark DeSaulnier for Congress]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:41:57 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Pete Aguilar for Congress]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:04:42 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Rep. Ami Bera’s reelection to Congress]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:00:29 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse U.S. Rep. John Garamendi’s reelection to Congress]]> Wed, 07 May 2014 08:57:23 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse U.S. Rep. Lois Capps’ reelection to Congress]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 11:36:57 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Rep. Mark Takano’s reelection to Congress]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 11:28:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA President on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:35 EST <![CDATA[Does your child attend a great public school?]]> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:41:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: The Ryan Republican budget jeopardizes American dream]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:03:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on Grade Span Testing Bill HR-4171]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:06:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on new report on school disciplinary policies]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:14:23 EST <![CDATA[Former NEA Executive Committee Member Paula Monroe Named 2014 NEA ESP of the Year]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:14:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: budget sets commonsense priorities for American families]]> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:26:50 EST <![CDATA[Education Leaders Collaborate at National Labor-Management Conference]]> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:08:30 EST <![CDATA[New FEA video shows state’s inflexibility on testing]]> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:43:45 EST <![CDATA[Educators highlight economic struggles facing families and students]]> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:06:51 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Bruce Braley for election to U.S. Senate]]> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:24:10 EST <![CDATA[Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing]]> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:10:33 EST <![CDATA[CANCELLED: Malik K. Yoba—educator, actor, humanitarian—to headline NEA’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance]]> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:56:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Read Across America Grants to boost local reading initiatives]]> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:44:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA supports commonsense action to detect and prevent abuse in schools]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:53:27 EST <![CDATA[Malik K. Yoba—educator, actor, humanitarian—to headline NEA’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance]]> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:03:22 EST <![CDATA[Roswell school shooting incident]]> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:54:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA and BetterLesson launch new site with over 3,000 Common Core lessons]]> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:23:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA president’s statement on announced retirement of U.S. Rep. George Miller]]> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:13:39 EST <![CDATA[Helmsley Charitable Trust Makes $1.6 Million in Grants to PARCC and Smarter Balanced Consortia to Engage Leading U.S. Teachers’ Unions in the Development of Next-Generation Student Assessments]]> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:43:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA celebrates life, mourns death of education champion Mandela]]> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:55:42 EST <![CDATA[Educators from across U.S. to Join December 9 National Day of Action]]> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:15:34 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s Largest Education and Counseling Organizations Partner with HRC in Supporting LGBTQ Youth]]> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:55:39 EST <![CDATA[Teach Plus and the National Education Association select 53 top teachers for new national fellowship]]> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:05:27 EST <![CDATA[Teacher, parent organizations collaborate on Common Core effort]]> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:04:26 EST <![CDATA[School Climate is Key Factor in Bullying Prevention]]> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:03:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Goes Back to School]]> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:27:20 EST <![CDATA[Educators to commemorate 50th Anniversary of March on Washington]]> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:58:16 EST <![CDATA[Head of nation's largest teachers union comments on narrow passage of H.R. 5]]> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:26:18 EST <![CDATA[CAEP Commission releases agreement on recommendations to transform educator preparation]]> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 09:50:02 EST <![CDATA[Delegates approve new NEA policy on digital learning]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:53:26 EST <![CDATA[Teacher of the Year addresses fellow educators at NEA convention]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:31:01 EST <![CDATA[Educators agree to provide $6 million in new funds to improve student success]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:28:25 EST <![CDATA[Gov. Jerry Brown named America’s Greatest Education Governor]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:18:40 EST <![CDATA[Delegates elect Mississippi educator to NEA Executive Committee]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:03:42 EST <![CDATA[Michigan educator elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:02:12 EST <![CDATA[ESP of the Year Donna Schulze tells NEA delegates to ‘Get in the Game!’]]> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 17:32:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA executive director urges members to demand education equity, excellence]]> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:41:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA recognizes Senator Patty Murray with Friend of Education award]]> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:32:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage]]> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:21:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Educators ‘dismayed’ by today’s Supreme Court decision, Shelby County v. Holder]]> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:51:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Long-term benefits of affirmative action have ‘profound impact on the way society functions.’]]> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:56:29 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of NEA members from across the country spend the day refurbishing an Atlanta elementary school]]> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:06:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Student-centered Flexibility: A step in the right direction]]> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:57:01 EST <![CDATA[Nearly 9,000 educators will gather to discuss and vote on key education issues]]> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:50:45 EST <![CDATA[Leading Classroom Technology Firm Joins NEA, Center for Teaching & Learning, to Improve Math and Science Education]]> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:03:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA Student members to Congress: Don’t double my rate!]]> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:45:27 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[NEA Mourns for Oklahoma families in wake of tragedy]]> Tue, 21 May 2013 10:53:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA celebrates Seattle educators' win against mismatched tests]]> Thu, 16 May 2013 11:08:49 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[The Department of Education and the National Education Association welcomes 2013 National Teacher Hall of Fame inductees]]> Fri, 03 May 2013 17:36:01 EST <![CDATA[Education leaders recommend shift in NEA policy on digital learning]]> Fri, 03 May 2013 12:18:29 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[Education Department’s Blueprint for RESPECT offers a positive agenda for change]]> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:15:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA congratulates member Jeff Charbonneau as 2013 National Teacher of the Year]]> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:28:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Educators welcome progress on commonsense immigration reform]]> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:30:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA Encourages Teachers to Use Assessment Rating Web Site]]> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:14:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Cuts to Social Security and healthcare programs in Obama budget plan ‘a disappointment’]]> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:54:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: NRA plan ignores most sensible solutions]]> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:56:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA Vice President Discusses Common Core at AEI Panel]]> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:47:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA statement on SCOTUS consideration of same-sex marriage]]> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:34:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Van Roekel: Perez the right choice for next Secretary of Labor]]> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:04:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA commends Senate Judiciary Committee for standing against gun violence]]> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:06:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Senate budget proposal is responsible and balanced]]> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:24:28 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[Maryland Paraeducator Named NEA 2013 ESP of Year]]> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:29:53 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[The right man, in the right place, at the right time]]> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:37:45 EST <![CDATA[Celebrities Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 12:03:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Congress is playing politics with students]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:41:36 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, AFT, SEIU and NEA Launch New Ad Campaign]]> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:13:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: students will pay the price for political inaction]]> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:00:40 EST <![CDATA[Celebrities to Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library]]> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:39:11 EST <![CDATA[Fifth grade teacher shines spotlight on impact of looming budget cuts on students]]> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:27:44 EST <![CDATA[Cat-a-Van Tours Hit the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing]]> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:55:01 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[NEA president says MetLife Survey of the American Teacher results should be a wake-up call]]> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:22:08 EST <![CDATA[Commission to Duncan: Close achievement gaps through equitable funding, early childhood education ]]> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:07:38 EST <![CDATA[MTA and NEA Recommend Markey for U.S. Senate]]> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:34:06 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome President Obama’s focus on education and opportunity]]> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:08:53 EST <![CDATA[Educators to Congress: What happens in Washington affects our students]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:57:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel sends letter to President Obama on State of the Union]]> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 09:32:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA on ESEA Reauthorization: The time for change is now]]> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:03:16 EST <![CDATA[Renaissance Dental Teams up with NEA’s Read Across America to Encourage Children to Pick up a Book and a Toothbrush]]> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:13:17 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators encourage lawmakers to help ensure safe and secure learning environments for all students]]> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:32:30 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators encourage lawmakers to help ensure safe and secure learning environments for all students]]> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:30:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Aspiring Americans deserve a common sense immigration process]]> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 16:22:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA President supports Seattle educators who refuse to give flawed standardized test]]> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:24:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: economy and politicians impact students and schools]]> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:14:48 EST <![CDATA[MLK Day and Presidential Inauguration a Historic Occasion to Stand Up for Social and Economic Justice, Says NEA President]]> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:59:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: common sense gun laws are essential to keep children and schools safe]]> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:39:26 EST <![CDATA[New report demonstrates that socioeconomic inequality skews student test scores]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:24:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA awards first STEM challenge grant to Colorado initiative]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:23:01 EST <![CDATA[Educators support stronger laws to prevent gun violence says NEA poll]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 08:32:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Taft Shooting Underscores Urgent Need to Prevent Future Tragedies]]> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:24:36 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel: Fiscal Package A Source of Hope and Concern for America’s Students]]> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 23:43:05 EST <![CDATA[2013 News Releases]]> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 23:41:36 EST <![CDATA[House GOP Leadership's driving country closer to fiscal cliff]]> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 07:30:51 EST <![CDATA[AFT, NEA: Arming Educators Won’t Keep Schools Safe]]> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:14:05 EST <![CDATA[Letter of condolence to Inouye family]]> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:31:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Speaker Boehner’s ‘millionaires’ plan is wrong and misguided]]> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:00:21 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, NEA, SEIU Launch Third Round of TV Ads Calling on Congress to Protect Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and Education]]> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 16:42:28 EST <![CDATA[Helmsley Charitable Trust Makes $11 Million Grant to Engage Teachers Across the Country in Meeting New College and Career Ready Standards]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:43:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Education community shares Newtown’s grief and loss]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:57:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Gov. Snyder’s so-called ‘right to work’ for less law is wrong for Michigan]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:33:47 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, SEIU y la NEA continúan su Gran Campaña para proteger Medicare, Medicaid y la educación]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:32:59 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, SEIU and NEA Continue Major Campaign to Protect Medicare, Medicaid and Education]]> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 08:43:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Speaker Boehner’s counter plan is misguided and unbalanced]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 09:30:29 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, SEIU and NEA Launch Ad Campaign to Protect Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Education]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:18:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges Congress to stand up for students and middle class families]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:52:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Barack Obama for leading to get the nation’s fiscal house in order]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:49:22 EST <![CDATA[Obama reelection is a victory for public education and students]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:13:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA president’s statement on President Obama’s victory]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:04:49 EST <![CDATA[VOTING RIGHTS GROUPS COMMEND NORTON OUTDOOR FOR PROTECTING VOTING RIGHTS, REMOVING INTIMIDATING VOTER FRAUD BILLBOARDS]]> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:39:44 EST <![CDATA[Educators Not Fond of The Romney Lovefest]]> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:23:05 EST <![CDATA[VOTING RIGHTS ADVOCATES COMMEND CLEAR CHANNEL FOR REMOVING INTIMIDATING VOTER FRAUD BILLBOARDS]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:33:04 EST <![CDATA[Voter Rights Advocates Launch Billboard Campaign]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:20:01 EST <![CDATA[Debate reaffirms educators’ support for Obama-Biden ticket]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:09:56 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators continue push for safe, bully-free environments]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:47:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA steps up to expand program to train STEM teachers]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:07:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Statement on Mitt Romney’s remarks at Education Nation]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:28:18 EST <![CDATA[President Obama shows support in Labor Day appearance]]> Mon, 03 Sep 2012 15:40:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA President praises federal court’s decision to block key provision of Alabama’s anti-immigrant law]]> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:48:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA president congratulates Dayton Education Association president and White House “Champion of Change” honoree]]> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:50:40 EST <![CDATA[Romney Doubles Down on Right Wing Agenda for the Mega-Rich]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 08:14:49 EST <![CDATA[House Republican leadership protects tax cuts for rich and corporations ]]> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:14:43 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Senate puts middle class before richest 2 percent]]> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:18:45 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Robert Dold for re-election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 16:29:48 EST <![CDATA[New NEA analysis shows sequestration shortchanges students]]> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:47:02 EST <![CDATA[President Obama to educators: Thank you for all the great work you are doing]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 16:11:28 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year: “Great teachers lead with both their heads and their hearts”]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:19:09 EST <![CDATA[Education Support Professional of the Year energizes, inspires fellow educators]]> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 09:57:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA executive director calls members ‘social justice patriots’]]> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:52:12 EST <![CDATA[Statement of NEA President Dennis Van Roekel Regarding Vanity Fair’s Reporting on Mitt Romney’s Personal Finance Practices]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 19:00:05 EST <![CDATA[Pennsylvania teacher re-elected as NEA secretary-treasurer]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:35:51 EST <![CDATA[Oklahoma educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:23:18 EST <![CDATA[New Jersey Educator Re-Elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:51:35 EST <![CDATA[Vice President Biden to educators: America needs you]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:41:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Mark Dayton with America's Greatest Education Governor Award]]> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:09:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel addresses the 91st Representative Assembly]]> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:35:28 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[NEA honors America’s human and civil rights heroes]]> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:41:00 EST <![CDATA[Congress puts students and rural educators ahead of partisan politics]]> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:45:07 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of NEA Volunteers Revitalize Maryland Middle School in Annual ‘Outreach to Teach’]]> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 08:32:36 EST <![CDATA[Court Denies Most of Arizona’s Dangerous Immigration Law]]> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 12:53:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA: “Romney Economics” would take country in wrong direction]]> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:11:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA president congratulates newly elected AFSCME President Lee A. Saunders]]> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:53:11 EST <![CDATA[Educator’s victory restores balance of power in Wisconsin state Senate]]> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:01:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to pass Paycheck Fairness Act and calls on Romney to clarify his position ]]> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 11:27:42 EST <![CDATA[Romney takes page out of education playbook of President George W. Bush]]> Wed, 23 May 2012 15:22:01 EST <![CDATA[Transforming schools is top priority for union leaders and school administrators]]> Tue, 22 May 2012 09:05:35 EST <![CDATA[Connecticut passes comprehensive education legislation]]> Wed, 09 May 2012 10:12:28 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher Day honors America’s teachers]]> Mon, 07 May 2012 10:14:09 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[Survey finds parent-teacher relationships strong--Teachers given grade of "A"]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:07:40 EST <![CDATA[Ramona Oliver named senior director of NEA’s Center for Communications]]> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:17:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA to Congress: Act now to keep American dream within reach for millions]]> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:37:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA supports resolution to roll back high-stakes testing]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:31:25 EST <![CDATA[Labor organizer named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People]]> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:12:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA member named 2012 National Teacher of the Year]]> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:04:20 EST <![CDATA[You’ve seen the movie “Bully,” now what?]]> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 10:57:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA commissioner tapped for senior staff post for accreditation organization]]> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:05:34 EST <![CDATA[Etch A Sketch moment for Gov. Romney: campaign about ‘jobs and kids’ now]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:14:30 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators commit to bully-free schools]]> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:11:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Ruling illustrates the political motive of the law]]> Sat, 31 Mar 2012 22:49:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA PAC votes to endorse Maryland state senator Rob Garagiola for Congress]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 10:50:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: The Ryan Republican budget slashes investments in America’s future]]> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:46:09 EST <![CDATA[Statement of American Federation of Teachers, Florida Education Association and National Education Association on Trayvon Martin]]> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:02:17 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the passing of John Payton]]> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:46:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA says changing student test scores is unethical and unacceptable]]> Sat, 24 Mar 2012 08:11:52 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the International Summit on the Teaching Profession]]> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:10:54 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the passing of Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.)]]> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 16:47:11 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel Regarding Release of MetLife Survey of The American Teacher]]> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:32:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Pringle helps lead new commission on teacher prep]]> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 11:05:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Disturbing data should serve as call to action]]> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 10:02:59 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Stars Danny DeVito and Zac Efron kick off NEA’s 15th annual Read Across America Day at The New York Public Library]]> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:56:49 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel On the Tragic Shootings at Chardon High School]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:38:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA gives Kline ESEA Bills a failing grade]]> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:00:05 EST <![CDATA[Mazda test drive program pledges $1 million for nation’s public school libraries]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:59:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s ‘Read Across America tour – driven by Mazda' to raise $1 million for public school libraries]]> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:45:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA to help set the record straight and hold politicians accountable for false attacks]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:01:44 EST <![CDATA[Education Department plan reflects spirit of NEA’s 3-Point Plan to improve the profession]]> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:19:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA president praises Obama’s proposed budget]]> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:43:40 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Cheri Bustos for election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 10:13:50 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Judy Biggert for Re-election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 10:03:26 EST <![CDATA[States to receive long-awaited NCLB relief]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:42:13 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Jesse Jackson, Jr. for re-election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:33:36 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Elizabeth Warren for the U.S. Senate]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:24:36 EST <![CDATA[Millions will join NEA’s Read Across America Day celebration on March 2]]> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:18:25 EST <![CDATA[Union vote averts closing schoolhouse doors due to funding crisis]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:39:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Legislative Report Card Shows a Congress Divided]]> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 09:36:18 EST <![CDATA[President invites Pennsylvania teacher to attend State of the Union Address]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:37:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges PA governor not to rob Chester Upland students of their future]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:41:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds appointment of Cecilia Muñoz as Domestic Policy Council Director]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:45:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: NCLB’s 10th anniversary no cause for celebration]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 14:11:38 EST <![CDATA[Payroll tax holiday extension stalls in Congress]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:55:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA President says misuse of standardized tests must stop]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:00:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: NCLB’s 10th anniversary no cause for celebration]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 10:06:42 EST <![CDATA[Crumbling schools don’t provide strong foundations for America’s students]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 09:09:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Announces New Three-Part Action Agenda to Strengthen Teaching Profession and Improve Student Learning]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:58:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Obama administration for efforts to increase diversity in schools]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 10:50:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA challenges harshest immigration law in the nation]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:40:57 EST <![CDATA[Super Committee throws in towel on debt-reduction goals]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:54:52 EST <![CDATA[Actor Matt Damon is top choice for substitute educator for a day]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:40:14 EST <![CDATA[Education support professionals essential for student success]]> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:32:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA shares strategies for developing family-school-community partnerships]]> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:34:24 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week focuses on nation’s commitment to students and educators]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 09:00:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA conference focuses on improving student success in low-income communities]]> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 12:52:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Tonight, we are all Ohio Buckeye message to educators, nurses, firefighters: we got your back]]> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 21:51:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA President discusses role of unions, budget cuts in higher education]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 09:12:16 EST <![CDATA[Senate fails to pass education jobs bill again]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:25:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA to support The National Teachers Hall of Fame]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:25:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches second television ad campaign to support education jobs bill]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:08:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on states and school districts to step up anti-bullying efforts]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2011 12:20:47 EST <![CDATA[No Child Left Behind bill is showing improvement]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:48:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA and Alexandria Public Schools Team Up on Compensation Reform]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:28:40 EST <![CDATA[New report shows state budget cuts devastating public schools]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:03:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges U.S. Senate to put partisan politics aside]]> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 19:30:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA mourns the loss of Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth]]> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:08:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA Vice President Eskelsen joins President’s advisory commission]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:26:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA President calls on Rep. Cantor to put partisan politics aside]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:36:11 EST <![CDATA[Alabama law drives children out of public schools]]> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:27:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA TV ad urges Congress to pass American Jobs Act]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:28:19 EST <![CDATA[Obama, Duncan to provide relief from many NCLB restrictions]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2011 21:03:57 EST <![CDATA[Standing Strong for Students Back-to-School Tour showcases collaborative efforts to help students succeed]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2011 15:42:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: shared sacrifice is the right call]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 16:19:26 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association makes Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies List]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 14:32:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: failing children is unconscionable]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 12:17:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA president calls on Florida lawmakers to invest in children and stop attacks]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 09:53:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA president stops in Orlando during back-to-school tour]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:11:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA Secretary-Treasurer points to common features of successful schools]]> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 15:11:57 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[NEA president praises Romulus community collaboration]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:37:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA leader goes back to school]]> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:00:14 EST <![CDATA[Stand Strong for Students tour highlights NEA members helping students succeed]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 10:22:15 EST <![CDATA[President’s jobs plan to repair schools and keep educators in classrooms]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 21:49:17 EST <![CDATA[John Stocks names director of NEA’s Center for Great Public Schools]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 09:25:31 EST <![CDATA[John C. Stocks named NEA Executive Director]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:37:55 EST <![CDATA[Progress for Wisconsin: One election at a time]]> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 11:19:51 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel urges Administration to focus on student-centered reform]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:49:41 EST <![CDATA[Debt Ceiling Deal Is Flawed, But US Default Worse]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:21:58 EST <![CDATA[Educators outline critical components of appropriate evaluation system]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:20:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Don’t forget our children, the most vulnerable in debt deal]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2011 10:18:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to reject flawed ESEA-flexibility measure]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:49:22 EST <![CDATA[A week of standing strong for students, for members and for public schools]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:22:43 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year: “Open the doors to your classrooms”]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 13:59:05 EST <![CDATA[ESP of the Year delivers awe-inspiring speech to more than 9,000 colleagues]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 11:27:31 EST <![CDATA[Tennessee educator elected to stand strong for students and public education]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:43:48 EST <![CDATA[Va. music teacher re-elected to stand strong for nation’s students and public education]]> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:11:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates vote to support President Obama for second term and on policy on teacher evaluation and accountability]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 19:10:41 EST <![CDATA[Educators Approve Teacher Evaluation and Accountability Policy Statement]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 18:49:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates vote to support President Barack Obama in re-election bid]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:06:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates re-elect leaders to stand strong for nation’s students and public education]]> Mon, 04 Jul 2011 12:20:31 EST <![CDATA[Politicians give big ‘shout outs’ to educators]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2011 19:35:25 EST <![CDATA[Vice President Biden “stands with NEA” to restore the American dream]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2011 16:18:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA 2011 Representative Assembly opens with president’s keynote and recognition of ‘Wisconsin 14’]]> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 18:53:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors ‘Wisconsin 14’ with Friend of Education Award]]> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 13:44:43 EST <![CDATA[Educators fired up to stand up for their students and profession]]> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:51:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA president urges educators to stand strong for students]]> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:10:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s annual Day of Learning provides educators with tools to help students and improve public schools]]> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 13:59:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Steve Beshear with America's Greatest Education Governor Award]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:32:16 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of educators help make over Dawes Elementary ]]> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:38:14 EST <![CDATA[Vice President Biden to address 9,000 educators at NEA annual meeting]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:58:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors woman who thwarted Nazis during World War II]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 16:21:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Sen. Garcia, a champion for children]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:55:44 EST <![CDATA[Omaha teacher to receive NEA Human and Civil Rights award]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:44:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors basketball trailblazer who continues to win off the court]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:29:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Bay area high school teacher Jeffrey Steinberg for bringing history to life]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:16:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Arizona public interest lawyer Tim Hogan for advancing quality public education]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:56:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors UNL professor Joe Starita for his work to improve the quality of education for American Indians]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:39:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes Virginia civil rights and education trailblazer]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:24:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Kerry Kennedy with Human and Civil Rights award]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:04:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors legendary civil rights warrior Joseph Lowery]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:46:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Antioch teacher Kerri Elliott for promoting peace and international understanding]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:30:51 EST <![CDATA[Rapid City student program to receive NEA Human and Civil Rights Award]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:19:07 EST <![CDATA[Advocate for social justice in rural America receives NEA award]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:08:54 EST <![CDATA[St. Louis champion for inner city children honored by NEA]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:48:55 EST <![CDATA[Broad coalition of Wisconsin unions files federal lawsuit to block anti-worker bill]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:50:21 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel urges regulatory relief without strings attached]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 08:59:15 EST <![CDATA[Ten years later nation still reeling from Bush-era tax cuts]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:05:49 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[U.S. Dept. of Education issues long-awaited rule defining gainful employment]]> Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:38:49 EST <![CDATA[Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor from Dennis Van Roekel]]> Wed, 18 May 2011 11:49:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA President applauds reintroduction of DREAM Act in Senate, House]]> Wed, 11 May 2011 10:56:11 EST <![CDATA[Teacher leaders recommend overhaul of evaluation and accountability]]> Wed, 11 May 2011 10:40:24 EST <![CDATA[NAMM Honors NEA’s John Wilson with Support Music Award]]> Tue, 10 May 2011 12:17:40 EST <![CDATA[GW Named Official Home of National Education Association Archives and Records]]> Mon, 09 May 2011 10:04:41 EST <![CDATA[]]> <![CDATA[NEA member named 2011 National Teacher of the Year]]> Tue, 03 May 2011 11:04:44 EST <![CDATA[Leading Education Organizations Join Together to Promote High Quality Pre-Kindergarten Education]]> Tue, 03 May 2011 09:29:07 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher Day spotlights key issues facing profession]]> Mon, 02 May 2011 09:42:22 EST <![CDATA[Public pension funds are recovering from Wall Street crisis]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 09:17:57 EST <![CDATA[Collaboration between lawmakers and broad-based education coalition leads to historic legislation in Illinois]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 10:25:17 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel applauds Obama’s leadership on fiscal responsibility]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:39:39 EST <![CDATA[Statement of the National Education Association: A Fair Approach to Balancing State Budgets]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2011 11:18:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA opposes federal budget deal]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 11:38:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA president emphasizes collaboration is key to transforming schools]]> Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:57:36 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the Department of Labor’s investigation of Prince George’s County Public Schools]]> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 10:23:08 EST <![CDATA[Giving taxpayer money to private schools is not education reform]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:33:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA president condemns efforts to stifle academic freedom]]> Mon, 04 Apr 2011 12:38:16 EST <![CDATA[ETS, NEA Study Identifies Pathways to Increasing Teacher Diversity]]> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:33:29 EST <![CDATA[Delaware teachers union and school district work together to transform school]]> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:53:10 EST <![CDATA[Statement from NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the International Summit on the Teaching Profession]]> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 11:29:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President says it is time to fix the Elementary and Secondary Education Act]]> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:28:48 EST <![CDATA[N.C. bus driver and teacher assistant named ‘ESP of the Year’]]> Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:19:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA survey: school staffs need more help to prevent bullying]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 09:29:50 EST <![CDATA[House Committee ignore facts and votes for failed voucher program]]> Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:41:32 EST <![CDATA[MetLife Survey show teachers’ commitment to quality education and success]]> Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:29:16 EST <![CDATA[HRC & NEA Applaud Senate Reintroduction of Safe Schools Improvement Act]]> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:23:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches national bullying prevention campaign ]]> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:31:07 EST <![CDATA[Millions will join NEA’s Read Across America Day celebration on March 2]]> Sat, 26 Feb 2011 09:49:32 EST <![CDATA[Eskelsen travels to Indianapolis to kick off fight against Gov. Daniels’ anti-public education agenda]]> Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:06:10 EST <![CDATA[WEAC President talks about next steps]]> Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:14:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA president demands that educator voices be heard]]> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:15:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA and local affiliates are leading the way to student success]]> Wed, 16 Feb 2011 13:03:01 EST <![CDATA[Race to the Top Proposed Changes Applauded]]> Tue, 15 Feb 2011 08:51:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Obama’s budget keeps America moving forward]]> Tue, 15 Feb 2011 08:38:49 EST <![CDATA[Denver’s first teacher-led school takes center stage at national conference]]> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 15:41:36 EST <![CDATA[Wisconsin teacher urges Washington to put students first]]> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:23:34 EST <![CDATA[Helena students reap the benefits of union-district collaboration]]> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 11:50:10 EST <![CDATA[Florida ruling voids federal health reform]]> Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:48:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA commemorates 25th anniversary of Challenger explosion]]> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:22:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA members to participate in historic education conference]]> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:40:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA responds to Rhee group's policy agenda release]]> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 10:51:42 EST <![CDATA[Arbitration can be key to ensuring fair, timely dismissals]]> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 16:06:40 EST <![CDATA[Education is key to fulfilling Dr. King’s dream, says NEA president]]> Sat, 15 Jan 2011 21:23:51 EST <![CDATA[DOE Can Release Flawed Data Reports, Judge Rules]]> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 20:40:28 EST <![CDATA[DOE Can Release Flawed Data Report, Judge Rules]]> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 20:16:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President statement on Tucson shooting involving Congresswoman Giffords]]> Sat, 08 Jan 2011 17:51:54 EST <![CDATA[MALDEF & NEA: Joint Report Aims to Improve Minority Parental Engagement in Children's Schools]]> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:46:09 EST <![CDATA[President Obama signs bill that increases health, wellness and learning for our students]]> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:07:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA taps 21 educators for independent panel to study teaching profession]]> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 12:37:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds the House of Representatives for passing the DREAM Act]]> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 11:14:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges Congress to pass the DREAM Act]]> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 11:01:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA: education debate is about ideas and moving America forward]]> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 16:16:26 EST <![CDATA[Two international studies support NEA’s vision for school improvement]]> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 10:31:06 EST <![CDATA[Debt reduction proposal would cut Social Security, Medicare and important education programs]]> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:53:23 EST <![CDATA[Duncan, NEA’s Van Roekel hear from students, parents at local school]]> Wed, 01 Dec 2010 15:46:15 EST <![CDATA[New report spotlights improved graduation rates, suggests solutions to the dropout crisis]]> Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:23:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA commemorates 35th anniversary of IDEA]]> Wed, 24 Nov 2010 09:39:15 EST <![CDATA[State of Latinos in Education summit focuses on transformational change]]> Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:12:55 EST <![CDATA[Anderson Cooper selected as favorite celebrity substitute educator]]> Fri, 19 Nov 2010 09:48:42 EST <![CDATA[Ed Secretary Duncan, Gov. O’Malley, NEA President visit Maryland school]]> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:54:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes on Education Support Professionals Day]]> Wed, 17 Nov 2010 08:57:09 EST <![CDATA[Experts and educators recommend overhaul of teacher prep process]]> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:13:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA responds to report on achievement gaps between Black and White male students]]> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 12:59:10 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s public schools celebrate American Education Week]]> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:23:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA challenges new Congress to put students first]]> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 11:25:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA Statement on Midland, Arkansas School Board Vice President Clint McCance Remarks]]> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:25:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA closes strong to aid education champions in mid-term elections]]> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 16:11:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds the Administration’s efforts to address bullying]]> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 15:55:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges New York City not to evaluate teachers in the public square]]> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:40:23 EST <![CDATA[Front-End Standards Can Assure Teachers are Ready to Teach on Day One]]> Thu, 21 Oct 2010 09:15:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds winner of 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education]]> Wed, 20 Oct 2010 11:52:38 EST <![CDATA[La NEA aplaude los esfuerzos de la Casa Blanca en favor de la educación de los hispanos]]> Tue, 19 Oct 2010 16:46:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Eskelsen welcomes renewed White House focus on meeting educational needs of Hispanic community]]> Tue, 19 Oct 2010 16:35:20 EST <![CDATA[Progress in environmental literacy is focus of national summit]]> Fri, 15 Oct 2010 13:36:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls for national summit on labor-management collaboration]]> Thu, 14 Oct 2010 10:07:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA ads hit hard in Colorado and North Carolina races]]> Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:27:12 EST <![CDATA[Labor Department’s September employment report confirms education job losses]]> Tue, 12 Oct 2010 09:16:05 EST <![CDATA[No single solution can transform America’s public education system]]> Thu, 07 Oct 2010 14:02:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA spends $15 million on public campaign to elect education champions]]> Wed, 06 Oct 2010 11:27:07 EST <![CDATA[Researchers say merit pay does not improve student test scores]]> Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:19:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Senate sponsorship of Education for All Act]]> Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:23:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges Senate to support the DREAM Act]]> Tue, 21 Sep 2010 14:25:51 EST <![CDATA[Obama announces new initiatives to advance STEM education]]> Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:39:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on back-to-school speech by President Obama]]> Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:34:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA president draws attention to family, community involvement in schools]]> Wed, 15 Sep 2010 09:25:53 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association named 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Company]]> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 11:41:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA President addresses Hispanic elected officials, policy experts and community leaders]]> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 10:04:06 EST <![CDATA[Arts education takes center stage]]> Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:35:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s week-long school innovation tour wraps up in Austin]]> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:53:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA President stops in San Antonio on back-to-school tour]]> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 16:38:47 EST <![CDATA[Day 4 of NEA’s back-to-school tour: visits to the Sunshine State]]> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:03:00 EST <![CDATA[Day 2 of NEA’s back-to-school tour: Columbia gets cash grant]]> Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:26:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA President stops in Columbus during back-to-school tour]]> Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:08:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on Race to the Top awards]]> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 23:56:35 EST <![CDATA[Day 1 of NEA back-to-school tour wraps up in Denver]]> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:07:52 EST <![CDATA[Education stakeholders study state policy and collective bargaining language]]> Mon, 09 Aug 2010 17:25:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Speaker Pelosi for taking historic step]]> Mon, 09 Aug 2010 10:51:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises Senate for putting students before politics]]> Thu, 05 Aug 2010 13:48:16 EST <![CDATA[Education Jobs Bill Proceeds to Vote]]> Wed, 04 Aug 2010 14:53:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA joins campaign to protect, strengthen Social Security]]> Mon, 02 Aug 2010 08:15:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA commends civil rights organizations for thoughtful education policy agenda]]> Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:37:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on Sec. Duncan’s speech at National Press Club]]> Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:54:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA to participate in ‘One Nation March’]]> Tue, 20 Jul 2010 15:21:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA stresses the importance of foreign languages and global competence]]> Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:23:44 EST <![CDATA[9,000 educators fired up to take the lead in schools]]> Tue, 06 Jul 2010 19:04:35 EST <![CDATA[Kentucky school bus driver wows 9,000 colleagues]]> Tue, 06 Jul 2010 13:33:40 EST <![CDATA[Nebraska student elected to lead NEA Student Program]]> Tue, 06 Jul 2010 12:56:39 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year energizes, inspires thousands of educators]]> Tue, 06 Jul 2010 11:35:03 EST <![CDATA[Diane Ravitch receives NEA’s Friend of Education Award]]> Tue, 06 Jul 2010 11:04:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA names Maryland’s Martin O’Malley ‘America’s Greatest Education Governor’]]> Wed, 30 Jun 2010 13:25:20 EST <![CDATA[Kansas educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Mon, 05 Jul 2010 13:46:03 EST <![CDATA[Redlands high school secretary re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> Mon, 05 Jul 2010 12:50:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA officer emphasizes that all students deserve great public schools]]> Sun, 04 Jul 2010 14:02:41 EST <![CDATA[Nation needs to celebrate and support ‘publicness’ of public education]]> Sat, 03 Jul 2010 18:44:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA forum explores teacher preparation and evaluation]]> Sat, 03 Jul 2010 17:54:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President calls for commission on teachers and teaching]]> Sat, 03 Jul 2010 15:56:25 EST <![CDATA[Educators volunteer to help needy families in New Orleans area]]> Fri, 02 Jul 2010 17:55:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises House of Representatives for speaking up for education and students]]> Fri, 02 Jul 2010 10:19:20 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of children celebrate Read Across New Orleans]]> Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:49:10 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of NEA volunteers transform Belle Chasse High School in annual ‘Outreach to Teach’]]> Mon, 28 Jun 2010 12:47:46 EST <![CDATA[Inspiration key theme as teachers in training kick off conference]]> Sun, 27 Jun 2010 08:42:24 EST <![CDATA[Laid-off Illinois educator urges Congress to fund education jobs]]> Fri, 25 Jun 2010 13:26:59 EST <![CDATA[Laid-off Indiana educator urges Congress to fund education jobs]]> Wed, 23 Jun 2010 15:45:47 EST <![CDATA[Laid-off Durham teacher urges Congress to fund education jobs]]> Wed, 23 Jun 2010 10:42:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises legacy of education leader and scholar Braulio Alonso]]> Fri, 11 Jun 2010 11:03:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA disappointed in Supreme Court’s decision to deny review of unfunded mandate case]]> Tue, 08 Jun 2010 08:57:07 EST <![CDATA[Cost of emergency education bill largely offset by increased economic activity]]> Thu, 03 Jun 2010 11:02:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s ‘Speak Up’ campaign puts personal face on growing education crisis]]> Wed, 26 May 2010 09:43:31 EST <![CDATA[As debate heats up on low-performing schools, NEA urges Congress to remain flexible on the methods, not on accountability]]> Thu, 20 May 2010 15:34:22 EST <![CDATA[Leading Educational Organizations Release Guiding Principles for Teacher Compensation Programs]]> Thu, 20 May 2010 10:25:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA President applauds Central Falls, RI agreement and transformation plan]]> Wed, 19 May 2010 08:28:46 EST <![CDATA[AACTE, NEA: Effective Teaching Requires Strong State Policies Promoting Preparation, Development, and Effectiveness]]> Mon, 10 May 2010 13:58:59 EST <![CDATA[Teachers a crucial part of raising graduation rates]]> Tue, 04 May 2010 15:59:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA sends urgent plea to Congress]]> Tue, 04 May 2010 12:54:37 EST <![CDATA[‘Keep Our Educators Working Act’ gains momentum as Sen. Cardin gives his support]]> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 09:33:06 EST <![CDATA[President Obama says children need teachers in classrooms]]> Thu, 29 Apr 2010 14:33:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA Survey: educators are very concerned about ballooning class sizes]]> Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:06:18 EST <![CDATA[HOPE Foundation’s Transformation Model Gains National Attention --- Decade-Long Track Record Distinguishes the Approach]]> Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:25:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA Member Benefits and Target to Sponsor the National Education Association’s Green Across America Grants Program]]> Thu, 22 Apr 2010 09:18:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on President Obama and world leaders to keep their promise to fund and fulfill the goal of education for all children]]> Wed, 21 Apr 2010 15:03:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA mourns the loss of Dr. Dorothy Height]]> Tue, 20 Apr 2010 15:06:56 EST <![CDATA[Florida’s Governor Crist vetoes drastic anti-education legislation]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 15:54:35 EST <![CDATA[Rep. Jared Polis discusses plans to improve ESEA and public education]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:08:03 EST <![CDATA[Help Wanted: Seeking Latino students to pursue math and science fields]]> Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:00:56 EST <![CDATA[Educators Encourage Census Participation]]> Fri, 02 Apr 2010 09:01:11 EST <![CDATA[NEA mourns the loss of Jaime Escalante]]> Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:56:15 EST <![CDATA[Se Necesita Ayuda: En busca de estudiantes latinos que deseen estudiar carreras en los campos de matemáticas y ciencias]]> Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:17:12 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel applauds final signage of health care legislation]]> Tue, 30 Mar 2010 11:27:42 EST <![CDATA[Healthcare reform discussions overlook key education triumph]]> Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:01:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds selection of Race to the Top winners]]> Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:25:03 EST <![CDATA[Mass teacher firings are not the answer]]> Mon, 29 Mar 2010 10:40:03 EST <![CDATA[Education is the great equalizer]]> Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:04:24 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel: A Historic Victory for Our Children]]> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:58:19 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s Reading Scores Remain Steady]]> Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:43:56 EST <![CDATA[Resources and collaboration are key to student success]]> Wed, 24 Mar 2010 11:25:54 EST <![CDATA[Health care reform legislation offers America a way forward]]> Sun, 21 Mar 2010 23:45:08 EST <![CDATA[“Focus on kids, fix the tests,” says NEA President]]> Wed, 17 Mar 2010 13:49:27 EST <![CDATA[President Van Roekel Testifies on FY 2010-11 Education Budget]]> Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:21:30 EST <![CDATA[Kentucky school bus driver wins prestigious national education award]]> Mon, 15 Mar 2010 15:46:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA president to Administration: “Takes working together to improve schools”]]> Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:14:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Comments on K-12 Common Core Standards Draft]]> Thu, 11 Mar 2010 10:56:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President to Congress: 'Economic recovery starts in the classroom']]> Tue, 09 Mar 2010 15:21:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA president applauds Duncan’s renewed emphasis on civil rights enforcement]]> Tue, 09 Mar 2010 12:51:28 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Department of Education announces Race to the Top finalists]]> Thu, 04 Mar 2010 13:41:35 EST <![CDATA[Independent survey results confirm NEA’s position: Teachers voices must be heard in ed reform debate]]> Thu, 04 Mar 2010 10:26:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to forge ahead on health care reform]]> Wed, 03 Mar 2010 15:51:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA president says it’s time to renew our promise to children]]> Wed, 03 Mar 2010 09:57:49 EST <![CDATA[We can’t afford to let health care reform fall through the cracks]]> Tue, 02 Mar 2010 16:43:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA kicks off 13th Annual Read Across America Day at Library of Congress with First Lady Michelle Obama]]> Tue, 02 Mar 2010 10:21:45 EST <![CDATA[Collaboration is Key to Improving Schools and Decreasing Dropout Rates]]> Mon, 01 Mar 2010 17:37:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds White House initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities]]> Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:32:00 EST <![CDATA[What Is America’s Favorite Children’s Book Series?]]> Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:07:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to finish health care reform now]]> Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:13:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on summit participants to do the right thing for America’s children]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2010 15:49:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes House committee work on ESEA reauthorization]]> Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:21:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Obama’s health care reform proposal]]> Mon, 22 Feb 2010 16:47:59 EST <![CDATA[New NEA health care ads: Enough talk. Enough blame. Do what’s right for millions of uninsured children.]]> Mon, 22 Feb 2010 14:10:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Senate to take swift action to save critical jobs]]> Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:59:00 EST <![CDATA[President Obama’s FY 2011 budget makes education a priority]]> Wed, 03 Feb 2010 11:38:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA offers Black History Month curriculum]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2010 15:58:48 EST <![CDATA[Teachers Take “Pay Cut” as Inflation Outpaces Salaries]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2010 13:21:01 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators applaud president’s plans to invest in education]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:05:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA president thanks Coakley for years of service, congratulates U.S. Senator-Elect Brown]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2010 11:23:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA Supports Innovation, Urges Course Corrections on Race to the Top]]> Wed, 20 Jan 2010 11:10:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA Joins Effort to Raise Funds for Haitian Earthquake Relief Efforts]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:16:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Encouraged with Progress of Health Care Reform Discussions]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:11:48 EST <![CDATA[AMERICA I AM EXHIBITION INTRODUCES BLACK HISTORY MONTH CURRICULUM WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION]]> Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:04:28 EST <![CDATA[2010 News Releases]]> Fri, 08 Jan 2010 09:23:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Obama’s focus on increasing math and science teacher corps]]> Wed, 06 Jan 2010 17:19:30 EST <![CDATA[Pursuit of real health care reform continues]]> Thu, 24 Dec 2009 13:22:54 EST <![CDATA[Health plan excise tax based on unrealistic, harmful theory]]> Wed, 16 Dec 2009 11:33:33 EST <![CDATA[NEA backs new bills to create federal school safety guidelines]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:40:48 EST <![CDATA[“Tax the millionaires, not teachers and bus drivers,” says NEA VP]]> Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:53:53 EST <![CDATA[Education support professionals get spotlight from Secretary of Education]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2009 13:49:34 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week brings community together]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2009 13:02:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA study finds digital divide narrowing in U.S. public schools]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2009 12:18:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on Race to the Top final application]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2009 14:11:46 EST <![CDATA[House passes comprehensive health insurance reform bill without taxing middle-class workers]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2009 09:18:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Partners with Lionsgate to present Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire]]> Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:10:11 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: collaboration is the key to improving student achievement]]> Thu, 05 Nov 2009 11:36:12 EST <![CDATA[Deeper cuts in funding for state and local services avoided with rejection of TABOR]]> Wed, 04 Nov 2009 07:06:23 EST <![CDATA[The Affordable Health Care for America Act provides real reform without taxing America’s middle-class workers]]> Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:11:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA shines light on “invisibility factor” experienced by American Indian/Alaska Native students]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2009 14:14:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Obama’s signing of hate crimes legislation]]> Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:36:34 EST