Angles on Education
NEA President Dennis Van Roekel speaks out on the education issues of the day
Change is hard -- not necessarily bad
- 'Fiscal Cliff': Colorful Metaphor Can’t Obscure Stark Reality
If Congress allows massive across-the-board cuts to education programs, the consequences will be vivid and harmful to America’s children.
- Election 2012: On Higher Education, Who Can You Trust?
Mitt Romney presents a viewpoint in TIME magazine for reforming American higher education that belies his record as governor of Massachusetts.
- 'It Is Time for Our Union to Evolve'
New survey results dovetail with NEA’s Leading the Professions Action Agenda
- Keep Rates Low For Students & Economy
“Extending lower rates for student loans should be a no-brainer.”
- How Everyone Else Pays for Big Business's Tax Breaks
Families and small businesses pick up the tab
- Lessons from High-Performing Countries: Great Teachers are Vital
Learning from Nations that Out-Educate U.S.
- Crisis in Chester Upland
Putting Private Profits Above Student Success
- Leading the Profession
NEA’s Three-Point Plan to Strengthen Teaching, Improve Student Learning
- Too Afraid to Come to School
Alabama’s new law divides students from their education and community.
- Back-to-School Reality Check
In tumultuous times for public education, Americans still have faith in teachers.
- High-Stakes Testing
A Straightjacket for the Mind?
- A Fresh Vision of Teaching
Rewriting the rules for teacher evaluation and accountability.
- Quality Counts / Raising the Bar
Getting beyond the notion that "anybody can teach."
- Layoffs and Budget Cuts: The Math Doesn't Add Up
Taking on the "anti-seniority" crowd.
About Dennis Van Roekel
Blog Posts by President Van Roekel
- Building a Nation of Readers Begins at Home
CNN: Schools of Thought
- Teacher Rankings Don't Tell the Whole Story
NBC News: Education Nation
- Teachers Unions Step Up to Lead on Education Reform
Huffington Post: Education