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2016 News Releases

NEA on Supplement not Supplant Regulations - November 7, 2016

NEA’s Read Across America Public School Library Grants Announced - November 3, 2016

NEA launches GOTV blitz targeting most sought-out voter of 2016 election - October 28, 2016

Educators stand with Hillary in declaring that we must be “Better than Bullying” - October 27, 2016

Trump’s threats to reject election results undermine classroom teaching - October 21, 2016

Former Arizona teacher named Senior Director of NEA’s Center for Social Justice - October 20, 2016

NEA President: Hillary shines again, hands Trump third debate loss in a row - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s “Locker Room Talk” Excuse Sends a Terrible Message to America’s Students - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump not paying his taxes = money from America’s schools into his own wallet - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald wants to veto Obamacare. Tell that to the millions of American children who now have health insurance - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Scary for our children: Donald Trump picking the next Supreme Court Justice - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump Won’t Help the Modern American Family With Policies Rooted in the 1950s - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trumps Rejection of Refugees is Un-American - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Trumps Voucher Plan Is Just Like The Trump University Scam Using Taxpayer Money to Pad Pockets of Private Interests - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump Loves To Gamble With Other People’s Money. Keep His Hands Off America’s Social Security - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Trumps Unchecked Support for Unregulated, Unaccountable Charter Schools Hurts Students - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Trump Campaigns Anti-Gay Record Shows a Disturbingly Anti-American View of Everyone Being Created Equal  - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Demeaning Words Aside, Donald Trump Wants to Hurt Women Where it Matters the Most: Their Pocketbooks - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Hateful Rhetoric from Trump Campaign Impacting Immigrant Children - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump Believes More Guns Equals More Safety - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump Would Do Nothing to Help Americans with Disabilities as President - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s Child-Care Plan is a Misogynistic Handout to the Rich - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s Bullying Has Already Trickled Down into Schools - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Trump Would Make America Great…for Billionaires - October 19, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s Student Loan Plan Benefits Big Banks at the Expense of Students and Their Families - October 19, 2016

NEA President: Community schools can help heal in wake of Hurricane Matthew - October 14, 2016

TOMORROW: NEA President to address hundreds of union members at major “get out the vote” event - October 14, 2016

NEA on Department of Education’s Regulations on Teacher Preparation Programs - October 12, 2016

NEA Appoints Karen White to Deputy Executive Director Position - October 12, 2016

America’s educators laud Clinton middle class tax proposal - October 11, 2016

NEA President: Hillary Clinton wins debate, remains uniquely qualified to lead America - October 9, 2016

NEA president horrified by tape revealing Donald Trump bragged about sexual assault - October 7, 2016

NEA president horrified by tape revealing Donald Trump bragged about sexual assault - October 7, 2016

Thousands “walk in” for public schools in largest coordinated education action in history - October 6, 2016

Education International Report: Bridge International Academies endangers students - October 5, 2016

NEA President: Tim Kaine aces vice presidential debate - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s and Mike Pence’s Rejection of Refugees is Un-American - October 4, 2016

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 - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Trump’s and Pence’s Unchecked Support for Unregulated, Unaccountable Charter Schools Hurts Students - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Mike Pence’s Anti-Gay Record Shows a Disturbingly Anti-American View of Everyone Being Created Equal - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Hateful Rhetoric from Trump-Pence Campaign Impacting Immigrant Children - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump and Mike Pence Believe More Guns Equals More Safety - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump And Mike Pence Would Do Nothing to Help Americans with Disabilities as President - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump and Mike Pence’s Child-Care Plan is a Misogynistic Handout to the Rich - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s Bullying Has Already Trickled Down into Schools – and Mike Pence Stands Idly By - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Trump and Pence Would Make America Great…for Billionaires - October 4, 2016

REALITY CHECK: Donald Trump’s and Mike Pence’s Student Loan Plan Benefits Big Banks at the Expense of Students and their Families - October 4, 2016

National Education Association Launches Campaign to Highlight the “Trump Effect” as Bullying Increases in Classrooms - October 3, 2016

UPDATE: Educators Appalled as Trump Continues Degrading, Offensive Attacks - September 30, 2016

Educators, Advocates, and Watchdogs Respond to Announcement of Charter Grant Awardees - September 29, 2016

Educators Appalled as Trump Doubles Down on Degrading, Offensive Attacks - September 29, 2016

NEA President: We support Standing Rock Sioux Nation - September 28, 2016

National Education Association receives ‘Best of Show’ at PRSA-NCC Thoth Awards - September 27, 2016

NEA President: Debate exposes Trump as unfit for president, Clinton wins - September 26, 2016

Updated CTE bill will ensure students have the support, tools to learn regardless of ZIP code

Donald Trump is ‘clueless about what works’ for students, public education - September 8, 2016

Educators: Sen. Kelly Ayotte is a burden on New Hampshire students, families - September 1, 2016

NEA on ESSA Regulations - August 31, 2016

Victory for Students as California Supreme Court Rejects Review of Vergara Appeal - August 22, 2016

NEA offers comments on Proposed Regulations for New Federal Education Law - August 1, 2016

NEA President Lily Eskelsen García addresses DNC convention - July 25, 2016

NEA and VEA presidents comment on Clinton’s selection of running mate - July 22, 2016

NEA president comments on Donald Trump’s choice for vice president - July 15, 2016

NEA President welcomes Sen. Bernie Sanders’ endorsement of Hillary Clinton - July 12, 2016

NEA President reacts to fatal police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana - July 7, 2016

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray earn NEA’s highest honor - July 7, 2016

National Teacher of the Year Jahana Hayes addresses fellow NEA members - July 7, 2016

Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by NEA Executive Director John Stocks to the 95th NEA Representative Assembly - July 6, 2015

Michigan and Mississippi educators reelected to NEA executive committee - July 6, 2016

Education Support Professional of the Year Delivers Remarks to NEA Representative Assembly - July 5, 2016

Hillary to Educators: “I’m with you” - July 5, 2016

Educators double down on protecting rights of LGBTQ students and members - July 4, 2016

Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by NEA President Lily Eskelsen García to the 95th NEA Representative Assembly - July 4, 2016

National Education Association honors 13 human and civil rights heroes - July 2, 2016

The NEA Social Justice Activist of the Year: California’s Union City Educators - June 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton to Address NEA Representative Assembly - June 29, 2016

Supreme Court upholds much-needed diversity in Fisher decision - June 23, 2016

NEA: Court ruling will harm the health and education of millions of children - June 23, 2016

NEA President: Enough is enough!  - June 22, 2016

Educators Rising Standards Form Bedrock for Grow-Your -Own Teacher Pipeline - June 22, 2016

National Unions Coordinate Support for Orlando Community - June 14, 2016

NEA president to detained student: I wish I could say happy graduation day - June 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton clinches historic nomination - June 7, 2016 

Teachers go to Washington to demand vote on Supreme Court nominee - May 18, 2016

NEA President: ESSA empowers educators and students to return their focus to teaching and learning in the classroom - May 18, 2016

NEA President: Every child has the right to feel safe, welcomed and valued - May 13, 2016

Education Support Professionals Honored as White House ‘Champions of Change’ - May 11, 2016

NEA, National PTA Encourage Americans to #ThankATeacher - May 3, 2016

NEA member Jahana Hayes named 2016 National Teacher of the Year - April 28, 2016

NEA members push Hillary Clinton to victory in key states - April 26, 2016

Civics, history and social studies teachers to U.S. Senate: do your job - April 26, 2016

Clinton’s New York win cements her march towards Democratic nomination - April 19, 2016

NEA on ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Committee - April 19, 2016

NEA President: Stakes are high for students and families in Supreme Court case - April 18, 2016

NEA on NCEA vs STATE decision - April 15, 2016

Vergara v. State of California Decision Reversed - April 14, 2016

NEA Minn. Lawsuit Challenging Due-Process Laws for Teachers - April 14, 2016

Supreme Court reaffirms collective bargaining in landmark case - March 29, 2016

NEA on ESSA Negotiated Rulemaking Committee - March 18, 2016

NEA President: The American people are counting on the Senate to do its job - March 16, 2016

Clinton wins in key states, builds more momentum to her nomination - March 15, 2016

California Paraeducator Named Education Support Professional of the Year - March 12, 2016

NEA: Lower court’s ruling will harm the health and education of millions of children - March 9, 2016

NEA President: voters are looking for a leader to unite, not divide, Americans - March 1, 2016

Educators for Hillary gear up for Super Tuesday after decisive South Carolina Clinton win - February 27, 2016

NEA’s Annual Read Across America Reading Tour Takes Flight - February 26, 2016

California Educators Appeal Decision in Meritless Vergara Lawsuit - February 25, 2016

NEA seeks reversal of deeply-flawed Vergara decision - February 24, 2016

NEA Vice President: Educators are committed to getting ESSA right for all students - February 23, 2016  

Following key Nevada win, Educators for Hillary roll up sleeves and get back to work - February 20, 2016

Across America, thousands stand up for public schools - February 17, 2016

NEA President on passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia - February 13, 2016

NEA President: Budget rightly shines spotlight on education, students - February 9, 2016

NEA on Department of Education’s Guidance on Testing Action Plan - March 3, 2016

NEA President: Educators help Clinton to victory in Iowa caucuses - February 2, 2016

Annual NEA Congressional report card shows bipartisanship can work for students - January 25, 2016

Lily Eskelsen García: Dr. King’s words and legacy continue to inspire education activists - January 18, 2016

Lily Eskelsen García: Educators share President Obama’s vision for America - Jan 12, 2016

Supreme Court Hears How Friedrichs v. CTA Threatens Fairness, Public Services, Middle Class - Jan 11, 2016

NEA announces partnership with Educators Rising - Jan 11, 2016