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NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members - Spring 2017



Cover Story


Stormy Weather

Learn how a storm that’s brewing in Washington, D.C., could affect public schools across the nation. 


School Closed…Forever

Despite the closure of their beloved high school, the residents of a small town remain optimistic.

The American Chestnut Tree

After a fungal disease nearly eliminated it from the U.S. landscape, retired educators are part of the treasured tree’s revitalization.

The Ideal Exercise for Retired Educators

More aging Americans are discovering the movement, grace, and benefits of the ancient martial art, tai chi.

Portrait in Bronze

After decades of capturing young minds in the classroom, retired educator Dan Cook captures stunning moments with his camera. 

President’s Message

Regardless of party or political differences, civility is key.

My Contribution

Retired educator now shares lessons about lupus.

Pick Up the Phone—Now!

This is the time for everyone to be an activist


From NEA Today

Education By Design

Packed with state-of-the-art features, the new generation of school buildings is designed
for a new generation of students.





Keep Public Education Strong! 

 The financial support of NEA-Retired members is more necessary than ever.

Here are two ways to give:

Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship Fund—This $2,000 award honors the work of a dedicated NEA-Retired leader. It goes to exceptional future educators who are members of the NEA Student Program, and is presented during the NEA-Retired annual meeting. Send your tax-deductible contribution to: 

  • NEA Foundation1201 16th St., N.W., Suite 813 Washington, DC 20036 Please note Jack Kinnaman Scholarship Fund in the check memo section.

The Fund for Children and Public Education—NEA’s political action campaign (PAC) supports candidates who speak up for public education at the local, state, and federal levels. The fund gives NEA members a strong voice on critical education issues. 


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