NEA Press Releases <![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