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2017 News Releases

NEA calls for the immediate release of the leaders of Migrant Justice detained by ICE - March 27, 2017

NEA: Children and families among millions of Americans who will lose health coverage - March 24, 2017

Supreme Court ruling on IDEA standards directly debunks Gorsuch’s view - March 22, 2017

NEA president: Trump budget deprives students of opportunity - March 16, 2017

Massachusetts Paraeducator, Braillist Named Education Support Professional of the Year - March 11, 2017

Reports reveal Gorsuch repeatedly ruled against students with disabilities - March 9, 2017

NEA: Repealing the Affordable Care Act will harm millions of students and families - March 8, 2017

NEA reacts to Supreme Court sending back case to protect rights of transgender student - March 5, 2017

Voucher schemes have robbed children, taxpayers with no real positive results - March 3, 2017

Educators urge U.S. Supreme Court to protect rights of transgender students - March 2, 2017

Literacy Advocate LeVar Burton and Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, join NEA to Celebrate Read Across America’s 20th anniversary - March 2, 2017

NEA President Lily Eskelsen García: Trump should stand up for students and families - February 28, 2017

NEA reacts to Trump’s plan to roll back protections of transgender students - February 22, 2017

NEA President: now is the time to nominate a candidate who respects American workers - February 15, 2017

Iowa educators: gutting collective negotiating will hurt students - February 14, 2017

Lily Eskelsen García: Children are fearful to go to school as a result of immigration raids - February 10, 2017

Public outcry denies Betsy DeVos mandate despite Senate approval of her nomination - February 7, 2017

NEA calls on Senate to thoroughly vet President Trump’s nominee - January 31, 2017

NEA president to Senate: reject Betsy DeVos and take a stand for students - January 31, 2017

NEA president: Trump’s hateful actions undermine our core values as a nation - January 29, 2017

NEA: more than one million letters emailed to U.S. Senate in opposition to Betsy DeVos - January 27, 2017

NEA president: Trump anti-immigrant agenda undermines our core values as a nation - January 26, 2017

NEA’s Legislative Report Card confirms that bipartisanship can work for students - January 26, 2017

No matter who occupies White House, educators continue fight for students - January 20, 2017

California teacher joins growing chorus of opposition to Betsy DeVos’ agenda - January 18, 2017

NEA president: Betsy DeVos is dangerously unqualified to serve as education secretary - January 17, 2017

NEA president comments on bipartisan, bicameral BRIDGE Act - January 12, 2017

NEA president: Jeff Sessions' record makes him unfit to serve as U.S. Attorney General - January 10, 2017

NEA to new Congress: Now is time to renew commitment to public education - January 3, 2017