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COVER STORY:


High Stakes

How do standards become test scores? What do “proficient” and “grade level” really mean? And how are high-stakes tests dumbing down education? You won’t see these questions on any test, but the answers might surprise you. More»

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As the movement to keep kids in school takes on new urgency, NEA Today asked educators across the country to share how they’ve made a difference in the life of a would-be dropout.
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MySpace, the popular social networking site, has become the modern answer to the ‘50s soda shop. While perils abound, schools focus on making it a safe place for students.
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Updating outdated or inaccurate job descriptions can make a difference in how support professionals are viewed—and paid.
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The numbers are staggering: 1 million students fail to graduate each year. But behind that statistic are real kids with real stories.
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News reports from North Carolina, Florida, Michigan, Maryland, and New York.
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As educators and community members join forces to limit military recruiting in schools, the armed forces redouble their efforts to win the hearts and minds of educators.
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Holocaust survivor Henri Landwirth takes his message of forgiveness to schools across the country.
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Forget what it says on your driver’s license. By assessing and improving a host of lifestyle factors, you can be younger and more fit—at any age.
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Substitute teacher or traveling adventurer? A little bit of both, writes one veteran of changing classrooms
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Our 12-point action plan to reduce the dropout rate has drawn acclaim from congressional leaders and progressive organizations since its launch in October.
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NEA Executive Committee members visit Arkansas to support striking educators—and make the case for professional pay.
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What can you do on the Web?
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