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Back to School

NEA's Back to School Guide

Educator-tested tips, advice, and resources for a successful start to the school year.



Back to School Resources

Tips! Ideas! Strategies! Get your school year off to the best start possible with these tried and true resources from educators like you.   


Start the New School Year Strong

Head back to school with exclusive resources that NEA Member Benefits has gathered to help you freshen up your fall style, create the ideal classroom, eat right, and more!


NEA's 2015 Back to School Tour

NEA will be back on the road this September, meeting with members, students, and community partners to raise awareness on issues affecting the nation’s public schools. Check back for highlights from the tour and national media coverage. 


Back to school means looking for fresh ideas. Find thousands of free and complete Common Core-aligned lesson plans created by and for teachers at

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Best of Works4Me: Back to School

by NEA Staff editors

21 of the best back-to-school-themed teaching tips we’ve gathered over the years, each one authored the a real expert, an educator like you.

for parents

When parents and educators work
together, students succeed. Find
back to school resources for parents at