NEA Press Releases http://nea.org <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s College Ratings Framework]]> http://nea.org/home/61443.htm Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:13:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Historic new investment in E-Rate is a critical win for students]]> http://nea.org/home/61358.htm Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:08:26 EST <![CDATA[Teacher/Educator leadership key to improving student learning, advancing profession]]> http://nea.org/home/61250.htm Wed, 03 Dec 2014 14:10:10 EST <![CDATA[New report estimates $54 million in charter school fraud in New York state in 2014]]> http://nea.org/home/61224.htm Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:50:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA and NEA-New Mexico file suit, ask Court to end illegal teacher evaluation process]]> http://nea.org/home/60545.htm Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:12:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Educators welcome White House’s administrative action to keep families together]]> http://nea.org/home/61186.htm Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:35:57 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association Health Information Network ensures more students are learning-ready with Breakfast in the Classroom]]> http://nea.org/home/61155.htm Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:45:01 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week focuses on nation’s commitment to students and educators]]> http://nea.org/home/61100.htm Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:44:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Increasing E-Rate funding is good for students and smart public policy]]> http://nea.org/home/61108.htm Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:29:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes ]]> http://nea.org/home/61105.htm Mon, 17 Nov 2014 07:33:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Guidance on Waiver Renewals]]> http://nea.org/home/61090.htm Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:01:13 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association kicks off NEA’s Degrees Not Debt Week of Action]]> http://nea.org/home/61005.htm Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:22:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA on Dept. of Education’s ‘Excellent Educators for All’ state guidance]]> http://nea.org/home/61000.htm Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:03:07 EST <![CDATA[Michigan educators: trust us when we say Gov. Snyder cut $1 billion in education]]> http://nea.org/home/60888.htm Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:15:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA President to pound pavement with educators and candidates during six-state GOTV blitz]]> http://nea.org/home/60881.htm Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:01:02 EST <![CDATA[Iowa educators: Don’t trust GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst on education]]> http://nea.org/home/60862.htm Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:28:18 EST <![CDATA[New Social Compact for American Education Provides a New Framework for Strong Accountability Systems]]> http://nea.org/home/60853.htm Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:36:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Guidance to Protect Students with Disabilities]]> http://nea.org/home/60825.htm Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:44:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA Leader to HBCU Faculty: 'We must raise our voices and fight for resources needed for minority student institutions to survive and thrive']]> http://nea.org/home/60763.htm Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:45:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA Leader to Provide Keynote Address at HBCU Faculty Conference in Raleigh ]]> http://nea.org/home/60711.htm Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:34:45 EST <![CDATA[NEA Statement on the Life of Dr. Paul Hubbert]]> http://nea.org/home/60708.htm Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:06:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Hawaii can’t afford to go back to the bad Lingle-Aiona days]]> http://nea.org/home/60652.htm Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:51:20 EST <![CDATA[Teacher Ashley Pledger: Tom Cotton is hurting Arkansas students]]> http://nea.org/home/60649.htm Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:21:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Kansas Chemistry teacher calls out Gov. Brownback on his “real life” experiment]]> http://nea.org/home/60641.htm Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:06:52 EST <![CDATA[Teacher Vivian Connell: Ask your local teachers about Thom Tillis’ education budget cuts]]> http://nea.org/home/60618.htm Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:55:10 EST <![CDATA[New report exposes over $30 million in proven or suspected fraud in Pennsylvania charter industry]]> http://nea.org/home/60569.htm Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:36:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Promise to Fight Inequity in Education]]> http://nea.org/home/60566.htm Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:09:07 EST <![CDATA[Report: Educators Play Key Role in Shaping, Guiding Girls into Leadership Roles]]> http://nea.org/home/60549.htm Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:12:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Lily Eskelsen García kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration]]> http://nea.org/home/60542.htm Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:01:06 EST <![CDATA[Virtual Panel to Discuss New Research on Girls’ Leadership, Tips to Foster Girls’ Leadership in Schools]]> http://nea.org/home/60528.htm Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:15:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA expanding teacher leadership initiative]]> http://nea.org/home/60512.htm Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:37:52 EST <![CDATA[Senate Republicans Continue to Block Student Loan Refinance Bill]]> http://nea.org/home/60415.htm Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:29:39 EST <![CDATA[Attempt to Overturn Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision Fails in Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/60380.htm Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:52:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Justice Department’s civil rights investigation into Ferguson]]> http://nea.org/home/60342.htm Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:34:07 EST <![CDATA[Teacher Vivian Connell: Thom Tillis hurts North Carolina students]]> http://nea.org/home/60334.htm Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:49:43 EST <![CDATA[Education unions appeal decision gutting teacher due process rights]]> http://nea.org/home/60319.htm Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:07:46 EST <![CDATA[Labor Day message from NEA President Lily Eskelsen García]]> http://nea.org/home/60289.htm Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:36:37 EST <![CDATA[Pennsylvania educators recommend Rep. Glenn Thompson’s reelection to Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/60280.htm Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:29:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President-elect García: Duncan’s temporary moratorium on high-stakes testing consequences ‘common sense’ ]]> http://nea.org/home/60170.htm Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:09:07 EST <![CDATA[New PDK/Gallup poll shows increased skepticism over value of standardized tests]]> http://nea.org/home/60111.htm Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:52:29 EST <![CDATA[Educators recommend South Carolina’s Brad Hutto for U.S. Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/60030.htm Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:20:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA Appoints National Board COO Andy Coons to Lead Policy and Teacher Quality Division as Senior Director]]> http://nea.org/home/59965.htm Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:14:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA family mourns passing of KNEA president Karen Godfrey]]> http://nea.org/home/59825.htm Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:37:23 EST <![CDATA[Education Support Professional of the Year Paula Monroe speaks at NEA Representative Assembly, emphasizes key role education support professionals play in student success]]> http://nea.org/home/59647.htm Sat, 05 Jul 2014 12:26:36 EST <![CDATA[Va. music teacher elected secretary-treasurer of nation’s largest union]]> http://nea.org/home/59676.htm Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:46:31 EST <![CDATA[Pa. physical science teacher elected vice president of nation’s largest union]]> http://nea.org/home/59673.htm Sun, 06 Jul 2014 18:36:39 EST <![CDATA[California Educator Elected to NEA Executive Committee ]]> http://nea.org/home/59666.htm Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:27:18 EST <![CDATA[Tennessee educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/59663.htm Sun, 06 Jul 2014 13:17:49 EST <![CDATA[Teacher of the Year addresses fellow educators at NEA convention ]]> http://nea.org/home/59654.htm Sat, 05 Jul 2014 17:44:03 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators honor Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick]]> http://nea.org/home/59601.htm Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:41:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors America’s human and civil rights activists]]> http://nea.org/home/59440.htm Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:10:29 EST <![CDATA[Coeur d’Alene Tribe to be honored for activism, investments in public education programs]]> http://nea.org/home/59437.htm Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:57:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA Congratulates 2014 National Teachers Hall of Fame Inductees]]> http://nea.org/home/59376.htm Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:59:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA Commemorates Dedication of National Memorial to Fallen Educators]]> http://nea.org/home/59368.htm Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:27:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes Gates Foundation moratorium on Common Core high-stakes tests]]> http://nea.org/home/59364.htm Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:08:41 EST <![CDATA[Key Student Loan Affordability Bill Fails in Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/59360.htm Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:29:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: California ruling allows corporate interests to trump students’ needs]]> http://nea.org/home/59351.htm Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:47:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA Student Program member to Senate Budget Committee: ‘Take action to make college more affordable’ ]]> http://nea.org/home/59288.htm Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:52:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds board’s selection of new President/CEO of NAACP]]> http://nea.org/home/59173.htm Mon, 19 May 2014 09:21:03 EST <![CDATA[Educators plan public actions to mark 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board]]> http://nea.org/home/59114.htm Mon, 12 May 2014 13:45:37 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Mark DeSaulnier for Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/59069.htm Wed, 07 May 2014 09:41:57 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Pete Aguilar for Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/59065.htm Wed, 07 May 2014 09:04:42 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Rep. Ami Bera’s reelection to Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/59062.htm Wed, 07 May 2014 09:00:29 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse U.S. Rep. John Garamendi’s reelection to Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/59059.htm Wed, 07 May 2014 08:57:23 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse U.S. Rep. Lois Capps’ reelection to Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/59043.htm Tue, 06 May 2014 11:36:57 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Rep. Mark Takano’s reelection to Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/59040.htm Tue, 06 May 2014 11:28:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA President on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action]]> http://nea.org/home/58883.htm Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:35 EST <![CDATA[Does your child attend a great public school?]]> http://nea.org/home/57087.htm Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:41:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: The Ryan Republican budget jeopardizes American dream]]> http://nea.org/home/58610.htm Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:03:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on Grade Span Testing Bill HR-4171]]> http://nea.org/home/58339.htm Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:06:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on new report on school disciplinary policies]]> http://nea.org/home/58395.htm Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:14:23 EST <![CDATA[Former NEA Executive Committee Member Paula Monroe Named 2014 NEA ESP of the Year]]> http://nea.org/home/58325.htm Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:14:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: budget sets commonsense priorities for American families]]> http://nea.org/home/58275.htm Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:26:50 EST <![CDATA[Education Leaders Collaborate at National Labor-Management Conference]]> http://nea.org/home/58253.htm Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:08:30 EST <![CDATA[New FEA video shows state’s inflexibility on testing]]> http://nea.org/home/58242.htm Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:43:45 EST <![CDATA[Educators highlight economic struggles facing families and students]]> http://nea.org/home/58218.htm Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:06:51 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Bruce Braley for election to U.S. Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/58116.htm Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:24:10 EST <![CDATA[Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing]]> http://nea.org/home/58096.htm Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:10:33 EST <![CDATA[CANCELLED: Malik K. Yoba—educator, actor, humanitarian—to headline NEA’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance]]> http://nea.org/home/58010.htm Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:56:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Read Across America Grants to boost local reading initiatives]]> http://nea.org/home/58013.htm Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:44:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA supports commonsense action to detect and prevent abuse in schools]]> http://nea.org/home/57861.htm Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:53:27 EST <![CDATA[Malik K. Yoba—educator, actor, humanitarian—to headline NEA’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance]]> http://nea.org/home/57717.htm Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:03:22 EST <![CDATA[Roswell school shooting incident]]> http://nea.org/home/57686.htm Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:54:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA and BetterLesson launch new site with over 3,000 Common Core lessons]]> http://nea.org/home/57683.htm Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:23:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA president’s statement on announced retirement of U.S. Rep. George Miller]]> http://nea.org/home/57681.htm Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:13:39 EST <![CDATA[Helmsley Charitable Trust Makes $1.6 Million in Grants to PARCC and Smarter Balanced Consortia to Engage Leading U.S. Teachers’ Unions in the Development of Next-Generation Student Assessments]]> http://nea.org/home/57603.htm Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:43:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA celebrates life, mourns death of education champion Mandela]]> http://nea.org/home/57499.htm Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:55:42 EST <![CDATA[Educators from across U.S. to Join December 9 National Day of Action]]> http://nea.org/home/57444.htm Tue, 26 Nov 2013 08:15:34 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s Largest Education and Counseling Organizations Partner with HRC in Supporting LGBTQ Youth]]> http://nea.org/home/57369.htm Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:55:39 EST <![CDATA[Teach Plus and the National Education Association select 53 top teachers for new national fellowship]]> http://nea.org/home/56989.htm Fri, 11 Oct 2013 08:05:27 EST <![CDATA[Teacher, parent organizations collaborate on Common Core effort]]> http://nea.org/home/56960.htm Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:04:26 EST <![CDATA[School Climate is Key Factor in Bullying Prevention]]> http://nea.org/home/56880.htm Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:03:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Goes Back to School]]> http://nea.org/home/56665.htm Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:27:20 EST <![CDATA[Educators to commemorate 50th Anniversary of March on Washington]]> http://nea.org/home/56435.htm Tue, 20 Aug 2013 11:58:16 EST <![CDATA[Head of nation's largest teachers union comments on narrow passage of H.R. 5]]> http://nea.org/home/56166.htm Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:26:18 EST <![CDATA[CAEP Commission releases agreement on recommendations to transform educator preparation]]> http://nea.org/home/56093.htm Wed, 10 Jul 2013 09:50:02 EST <![CDATA[Delegates approve new NEA policy on digital learning]]> http://nea.org/home/56041.htm Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:53:26 EST <![CDATA[Teacher of the Year addresses fellow educators at NEA convention]]> http://nea.org/home/56036.htm Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:31:01 EST <![CDATA[Educators agree to provide $6 million in new funds to improve student success]]> http://nea.org/home/56033.htm Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:28:25 EST <![CDATA[Gov. Jerry Brown named America’s Greatest Education Governor]]> http://nea.org/home/56030.htm Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:18:40 EST <![CDATA[Delegates elect Mississippi educator to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/56021.htm Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:03:42 EST <![CDATA[Michigan educator elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/56018.htm Fri, 05 Jul 2013 09:02:12 EST <![CDATA[ESP of the Year Donna Schulze tells NEA delegates to ‘Get in the Game!’]]> http://nea.org/home/56002.htm Thu, 04 Jul 2013 17:32:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA executive director urges members to demand education equity, excellence]]> http://nea.org/home/55989.htm Thu, 04 Jul 2013 11:41:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA recognizes Senator Patty Murray with Friend of Education award]]> http://nea.org/home/55953.htm Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:32:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage]]> http://nea.org/home/55870.htm Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:21:35 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Educators ‘dismayed’ by today’s Supreme Court decision, Shelby County v. Holder]]> http://nea.org/home/55855.htm Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:51:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Long-term benefits of affirmative action have ‘profound impact on the way society functions.’]]> http://nea.org/home/55843.htm Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:56:29 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of NEA members from across the country spend the day refurbishing an Atlanta elementary school]]> http://nea.org/home/55821.htm Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:06:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA on the Department’s Student-centered Flexibility: A step in the right direction]]> http://nea.org/home/55771.htm Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:57:01 EST <![CDATA[Nearly 9,000 educators will gather to discuss and vote on key education issues]]> http://nea.org/home/55769.htm Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:50:45 EST <![CDATA[Leading Classroom Technology Firm Joins NEA, Center for Teaching & Learning, to Improve Math and Science Education]]> http://nea.org/home/55727.htm Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:03:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA Student members to Congress: Don’t double my rate!]]> http://nea.org/home/55716.htm Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:45:27 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[NEA Mourns for Oklahoma families in wake of tragedy]]> http://nea.org/home/55570.htm Tue, 21 May 2013 10:53:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA celebrates Seattle educators' win against mismatched tests]]> http://nea.org/home/55519.htm Thu, 16 May 2013 11:08:49 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[The Department of Education and the National Education Association welcomes 2013 National Teacher Hall of Fame inductees]]> http://nea.org/home/55451.htm Fri, 03 May 2013 17:36:01 EST <![CDATA[Education leaders recommend shift in NEA policy on digital learning]]> http://nea.org/home/55441.htm Fri, 03 May 2013 12:18:29 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[Education Department’s Blueprint for RESPECT offers a positive agenda for change]]> http://nea.org/home/55367.htm Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:15:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA congratulates member Jeff Charbonneau as 2013 National Teacher of the Year]]> http://nea.org/home/55324.htm Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:28:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Educators welcome progress on commonsense immigration reform]]> http://nea.org/home/55266.htm Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:30:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA Encourages Teachers to Use Assessment Rating Web Site]]> http://nea.org/home/55228.htm Thu, 11 Apr 2013 15:14:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Cuts to Social Security and healthcare programs in Obama budget plan ‘a disappointment’]]> http://nea.org/home/55222.htm Wed, 10 Apr 2013 11:54:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: NRA plan ignores most sensible solutions]]> http://nea.org/home/55122.htm Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:56:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA Vice President Discusses Common Core at AEI Panel]]> http://nea.org/home/55040.htm Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:47:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA statement on SCOTUS consideration of same-sex marriage]]> http://nea.org/home/55038.htm Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:34:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Van Roekel: Perez the right choice for next Secretary of Labor]]> http://nea.org/home/54985.htm Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:04:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA commends Senate Judiciary Committee for standing against gun violence]]> http://nea.org/home/54961.htm Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:06:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Senate budget proposal is responsible and balanced]]> http://nea.org/home/54944.htm Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:24:28 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[Maryland Paraeducator Named NEA 2013 ESP of Year]]> http://nea.org/home/54915.htm Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:29:53 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[The right man, in the right place, at the right time]]> http://nea.org/home/54855.htm Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:37:45 EST <![CDATA[Celebrities Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library]]> http://nea.org/home/54752.htm Fri, 01 Mar 2013 12:03:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Congress is playing politics with students]]> http://nea.org/home/54732.htm Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:41:36 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, AFT, SEIU and NEA Launch New Ad Campaign]]> http://nea.org/home/54724.htm Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:13:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: students will pay the price for political inaction]]> http://nea.org/home/54694.htm Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:00:40 EST <![CDATA[Celebrities to Join Cat in the Hat, Read to Kids at New York Public Library]]> http://nea.org/home/54692.htm Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:39:11 EST <![CDATA[Fifth grade teacher shines spotlight on impact of looming budget cuts on students]]> http://nea.org/home/54609.htm Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:27:44 EST <![CDATA[Cat-a-Van Tours Hit the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing]]> http://nea.org/home/54586.htm Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:55:01 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[NEA president says MetLife Survey of the American Teacher results should be a wake-up call]]> http://nea.org/home/54576.htm Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:22:08 EST <![CDATA[Commission to Duncan: Close achievement gaps through equitable funding, early childhood education ]]> http://nea.org/home/54563.htm Wed, 20 Feb 2013 10:07:38 EST <![CDATA[MTA and NEA Recommend Markey for U.S. Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/54558.htm Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:34:06 EST <![CDATA[Educators welcome President Obama’s focus on education and opportunity]]> http://nea.org/home/54544.htm Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:08:53 EST <![CDATA[Educators to Congress: What happens in Washington affects our students]]> http://nea.org/home/54514.htm Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:57:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel sends letter to President Obama on State of the Union]]> http://nea.org/home/54460.htm Fri, 08 Feb 2013 09:32:26 EST <![CDATA[NEA on ESEA Reauthorization: The time for change is now]]> http://nea.org/home/54438.htm Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:03:16 EST <![CDATA[Renaissance Dental Teams up with NEA’s Read Across America to Encourage Children to Pick up a Book and a Toothbrush]]> http://nea.org/home/54327.htm Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:13:17 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators encourage lawmakers to help ensure safe and secure learning environments for all students]]> http://nea.org/home/54204.htm Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:32:30 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators encourage lawmakers to help ensure safe and secure learning environments for all students]]> http://nea.org/home/54202.htm Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:30:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Aspiring Americans deserve a common sense immigration process]]> http://nea.org/home/54198.htm Tue, 29 Jan 2013 16:22:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA President supports Seattle educators who refuse to give flawed standardized test]]> http://nea.org/home/54149.htm Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:24:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA president: economy and politicians impact students and schools]]> http://nea.org/home/54147.htm Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:14:48 EST <![CDATA[MLK Day and Presidential Inauguration a Historic Occasion to Stand Up for Social and Economic Justice, Says NEA President]]> http://nea.org/home/54118.htm Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:59:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: common sense gun laws are essential to keep children and schools safe]]> http://nea.org/home/54074.htm Wed, 16 Jan 2013 14:39:26 EST <![CDATA[New report demonstrates that socioeconomic inequality skews student test scores]]> http://nea.org/home/54066.htm Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:24:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA awards first STEM challenge grant to Colorado initiative]]> http://nea.org/home/54062.htm Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:23:01 EST <![CDATA[Educators support stronger laws to prevent gun violence says NEA poll]]> http://nea.org/home/54056.htm Tue, 15 Jan 2013 08:32:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Taft Shooting Underscores Urgent Need to Prevent Future Tragedies]]> http://nea.org/home/54054.htm Fri, 11 Jan 2013 16:24:36 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel: Fiscal Package A Source of Hope and Concern for America’s Students]]> http://nea.org/home/53959.htm Tue, 01 Jan 2013 23:43:05 EST <![CDATA[2013 News Releases]]> http://nea.org/home/53957.htm Tue, 01 Jan 2013 23:41:36 EST <![CDATA[House GOP Leadership's driving country closer to fiscal cliff]]> http://nea.org/home/53947.htm Fri, 21 Dec 2012 07:30:51 EST <![CDATA[AFT, NEA: Arming Educators Won’t Keep Schools Safe]]> http://nea.org/home/53943.htm Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:14:05 EST <![CDATA[Letter of condolence to Inouye family]]> http://nea.org/home/53940.htm Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:31:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA: Speaker Boehner’s ‘millionaires’ plan is wrong and misguided]]> http://nea.org/home/53930.htm Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:00:21 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, NEA, SEIU Launch Third Round of TV Ads Calling on Congress to Protect Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and Education]]> http://nea.org/home/53927.htm Tue, 18 Dec 2012 16:42:28 EST <![CDATA[Helmsley Charitable Trust Makes $11 Million Grant to Engage Teachers Across the Country in Meeting New College and Career Ready Standards]]> http://nea.org/home/53899.htm Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:43:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Education community shares Newtown’s grief and loss]]> http://nea.org/home/53893.htm Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:57:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Gov. Snyder’s so-called ‘right to work’ for less law is wrong for Michigan]]> http://nea.org/home/53881.htm Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:33:47 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, SEIU y la NEA continúan su Gran Campaña para proteger Medicare, Medicaid y la educación]]> http://nea.org/home/53864.htm Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:32:59 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, SEIU and NEA Continue Major Campaign to Protect Medicare, Medicaid and Education]]> http://nea.org/home/53862.htm Fri, 07 Dec 2012 08:43:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Speaker Boehner’s counter plan is misguided and unbalanced]]> http://nea.org/home/53836.htm Tue, 04 Dec 2012 09:30:29 EST <![CDATA[AFSCME, SEIU and NEA Launch Ad Campaign to Protect Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Education]]> http://nea.org/home/53763.htm Mon, 19 Nov 2012 20:18:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges Congress to stand up for students and middle class families]]> http://nea.org/home/53649.htm Tue, 13 Nov 2012 16:52:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Barack Obama for leading to get the nation’s fiscal house in order]]> http://nea.org/home/53640.htm Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:49:22 EST <![CDATA[Obama reelection is a victory for public education and students]]> http://nea.org/home/53556.htm Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:13:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA president’s statement on President Obama’s victory]]> http://nea.org/home/53554.htm Tue, 06 Nov 2012 15:04:49 EST <![CDATA[VOTING RIGHTS GROUPS COMMEND NORTON OUTDOOR FOR PROTECTING VOTING RIGHTS, REMOVING INTIMIDATING VOTER FRAUD BILLBOARDS]]> http://nea.org/home/53492.htm Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:39:44 EST <![CDATA[Educators Not Fond of The Romney Lovefest]]> http://nea.org/home/53476.htm Wed, 24 Oct 2012 15:23:05 EST <![CDATA[VOTING RIGHTS ADVOCATES COMMEND CLEAR CHANNEL FOR REMOVING INTIMIDATING VOTER FRAUD BILLBOARDS]]> http://nea.org/home/53441.htm Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:33:04 EST <![CDATA[Voter Rights Advocates Launch Billboard Campaign]]> http://nea.org/home/53439.htm Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:20:01 EST <![CDATA[Debate reaffirms educators’ support for Obama-Biden ticket]]> http://nea.org/home/53435.htm Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:09:56 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators continue push for safe, bully-free environments]]> http://nea.org/home/53298.htm Tue, 09 Oct 2012 10:47:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA steps up to expand program to train STEM teachers]]> http://nea.org/home/53215.htm Tue, 02 Oct 2012 10:07:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Statement on Mitt Romney’s remarks at Education Nation]]> http://nea.org/home/53165.htm Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:28:18 EST <![CDATA[President Obama shows support in Labor Day appearance]]> http://nea.org/home/52982.htm Mon, 03 Sep 2012 15:40:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA President praises federal court’s decision to block key provision of Alabama’s anti-immigrant law]]> http://nea.org/home/52920.htm Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:48:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA president congratulates Dayton Education Association president and White House “Champion of Change” honoree]]> http://nea.org/home/52912.htm Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:50:40 EST <![CDATA[Romney Doubles Down on Right Wing Agenda for the Mega-Rich]]> http://nea.org/home/52822.htm Sat, 11 Aug 2012 08:14:49 EST <![CDATA[House Republican leadership protects tax cuts for rich and corporations ]]> http://nea.org/home/52760.htm Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:14:43 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Senate puts middle class before richest 2 percent]]> http://nea.org/home/52690.htm Thu, 26 Jul 2012 09:18:45 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Robert Dold for re-election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> http://nea.org/home/52669.htm Tue, 24 Jul 2012 16:29:48 EST <![CDATA[New NEA analysis shows sequestration shortchanges students]]> http://nea.org/home/52527.htm Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:47:02 EST <![CDATA[President Obama to educators: Thank you for all the great work you are doing]]> http://nea.org/home/52494.htm Thu, 05 Jul 2012 16:11:28 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year: “Great teachers lead with both their heads and their hearts”]]> http://nea.org/home/52486.htm Thu, 05 Jul 2012 12:19:09 EST <![CDATA[Education Support Professional of the Year energizes, inspires fellow educators]]> http://nea.org/home/52476.htm Thu, 05 Jul 2012 09:57:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA executive director calls members ‘social justice patriots’]]> http://nea.org/home/52468.htm Wed, 04 Jul 2012 13:52:12 EST <![CDATA[Statement of NEA President Dennis Van Roekel Regarding Vanity Fair’s Reporting on Mitt Romney’s Personal Finance Practices]]> http://nea.org/home/52459.htm Tue, 03 Jul 2012 19:00:05 EST <![CDATA[Pennsylvania teacher re-elected as NEA secretary-treasurer]]> http://nea.org/home/52455.htm Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:35:51 EST <![CDATA[Oklahoma educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/52452.htm Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:23:18 EST <![CDATA[New Jersey Educator Re-Elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/52446.htm Tue, 03 Jul 2012 17:51:35 EST <![CDATA[Vice President Biden to educators: America needs you]]> http://nea.org/home/52436.htm Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:41:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Mark Dayton with America's Greatest Education Governor Award]]> http://nea.org/home/52430.htm Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:09:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel addresses the 91st Representative Assembly]]> http://nea.org/home/52399.htm Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:35:28 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[NEA honors America’s human and civil rights heroes]]> http://nea.org/home/52368.htm Fri, 29 Jun 2012 15:41:00 EST <![CDATA[Congress puts students and rural educators ahead of partisan politics]]> http://nea.org/home/52361.htm Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:45:07 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of NEA Volunteers Revitalize Maryland Middle School in Annual ‘Outreach to Teach’]]> http://nea.org/home/52305.htm Wed, 27 Jun 2012 08:32:36 EST <![CDATA[Court Denies Most of Arizona’s Dangerous Immigration Law]]> http://nea.org/home/52293.htm Mon, 25 Jun 2012 12:53:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA: “Romney Economics” would take country in wrong direction]]> http://nea.org/home/52291.htm Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:11:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA president congratulates newly elected AFSCME President Lee A. Saunders]]> http://nea.org/home/52289.htm Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:53:11 EST <![CDATA[Educator’s victory restores balance of power in Wisconsin state Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/52138.htm Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:01:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to pass Paycheck Fairness Act and calls on Romney to clarify his position ]]> http://nea.org/home/52136.htm Tue, 05 Jun 2012 11:27:42 EST <![CDATA[Romney takes page out of education playbook of President George W. Bush]]> http://nea.org/home/51994.htm Wed, 23 May 2012 15:22:01 EST <![CDATA[Transforming schools is top priority for union leaders and school administrators]]> http://nea.org/home/51954.htm Tue, 22 May 2012 09:05:35 EST <![CDATA[Connecticut passes comprehensive education legislation]]> http://nea.org/home/51878.htm Wed, 09 May 2012 10:12:28 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher Day honors America’s teachers]]> http://nea.org/home/51861.htm Mon, 07 May 2012 10:14:09 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[Survey finds parent-teacher relationships strong--Teachers given grade of "A"]]> http://nea.org/home/51796.htm Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:07:40 EST <![CDATA[Ramona Oliver named senior director of NEA’s Center for Communications]]> http://nea.org/home/51793.htm Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:17:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA to Congress: Act now to keep American dream within reach for millions]]> http://nea.org/home/51718.htm Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:37:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA supports resolution to roll back high-stakes testing]]> http://nea.org/home/51693.htm Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:31:25 EST <![CDATA[Labor organizer named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People]]> http://nea.org/home/51689.htm Tue, 24 Apr 2012 09:12:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA member named 2012 National Teacher of the Year]]> http://nea.org/home/51684.htm Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:04:20 EST <![CDATA[You’ve seen the movie “Bully,” now what?]]> http://nea.org/home/51659.htm Thu, 19 Apr 2012 10:57:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA commissioner tapped for senior staff post for accreditation organization]]> http://nea.org/home/51609.htm Tue, 17 Apr 2012 15:05:34 EST <![CDATA[Etch A Sketch moment for Gov. Romney: campaign about ‘jobs and kids’ now]]> http://nea.org/home/51596.htm Mon, 16 Apr 2012 15:14:30 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators commit to bully-free schools]]> http://nea.org/home/51562.htm Thu, 12 Apr 2012 12:11:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Ruling illustrates the political motive of the law]]> http://nea.org/home/51407.htm Sat, 31 Mar 2012 22:49:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA PAC votes to endorse Maryland state senator Rob Garagiola for Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/49992.htm Fri, 09 Dec 2011 10:50:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: The Ryan Republican budget slashes investments in America’s future]]> http://nea.org/home/51324.htm Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:46:09 EST <![CDATA[Statement of American Federation of Teachers, Florida Education Association and National Education Association on Trayvon Martin]]> http://nea.org/home/51302.htm Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:02:17 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the passing of John Payton]]> http://nea.org/home/51286.htm Mon, 26 Mar 2012 16:46:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA says changing student test scores is unethical and unacceptable]]> http://nea.org/home/51282.htm Sat, 24 Mar 2012 08:11:52 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the International Summit on the Teaching Profession]]> http://nea.org/home/51193.htm Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:10:54 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the passing of Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.)]]> http://nea.org/home/51142.htm Wed, 07 Mar 2012 16:47:11 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel Regarding Release of MetLife Survey of The American Teacher]]> http://nea.org/home/51120.htm Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:32:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Pringle helps lead new commission on teacher prep]]> http://nea.org/home/51117.htm Wed, 07 Mar 2012 11:05:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Disturbing data should serve as call to action]]> http://nea.org/home/51112.htm Wed, 07 Mar 2012 10:02:59 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Stars Danny DeVito and Zac Efron kick off NEA’s 15th annual Read Across America Day at The New York Public Library]]> http://nea.org/home/51021.htm Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:56:49 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel On the Tragic Shootings at Chardon High School]]> http://nea.org/home/50993.htm Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:38:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA gives Kline ESEA Bills a failing grade]]> http://nea.org/home/50986.htm Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:00:05 EST <![CDATA[Mazda test drive program pledges $1 million for nation’s public school libraries]]> http://nea.org/home/50838.htm Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:59:52 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s ‘Read Across America tour – driven by Mazda' to raise $1 million for public school libraries]]> http://nea.org/home/50834.htm Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:45:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA to help set the record straight and hold politicians accountable for false attacks]]> http://nea.org/home/50807.htm Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:01:44 EST <![CDATA[Education Department plan reflects spirit of NEA’s 3-Point Plan to improve the profession]]> http://nea.org/home/50805.htm Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:19:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA president praises Obama’s proposed budget]]> http://nea.org/home/50765.htm Mon, 13 Feb 2012 12:43:40 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Cheri Bustos for election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> http://nea.org/home/50748.htm Thu, 09 Feb 2012 10:13:50 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Judy Biggert for Re-election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> http://nea.org/home/50745.htm Thu, 09 Feb 2012 10:03:26 EST <![CDATA[States to receive long-awaited NCLB relief]]> http://nea.org/home/50743.htm Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:42:13 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Jesse Jackson, Jr. for re-election to U.S. House of Representatives]]> http://nea.org/home/50741.htm Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:33:36 EST <![CDATA[Educators endorse Elizabeth Warren for the U.S. Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/50739.htm Thu, 09 Feb 2012 09:24:36 EST <![CDATA[Millions will join NEA’s Read Across America Day celebration on March 2]]> http://nea.org/home/50724.htm Wed, 08 Feb 2012 09:18:25 EST <![CDATA[Union vote averts closing schoolhouse doors due to funding crisis]]> http://nea.org/home/50708.htm Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:39:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Legislative Report Card Shows a Congress Divided]]> http://nea.org/home/50699.htm Mon, 06 Feb 2012 09:36:18 EST <![CDATA[President invites Pennsylvania teacher to attend State of the Union Address]]> http://nea.org/home/50536.htm Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:37:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges PA governor not to rob Chester Upland students of their future]]> http://nea.org/home/50442.htm Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:41:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds appointment of Cecilia Muñoz as Domestic Policy Council Director]]> http://nea.org/home/50355.htm Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:45:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: NCLB’s 10th anniversary no cause for celebration]]> http://nea.org/home/50301.htm Fri, 06 Jan 2012 14:11:38 EST <![CDATA[Payroll tax holiday extension stalls in Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/50299.htm Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:55:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA President says misuse of standardized tests must stop]]> http://nea.org/home/50296.htm Fri, 06 Jan 2012 13:00:58 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: NCLB’s 10th anniversary no cause for celebration]]> http://nea.org/home/50291.htm Fri, 06 Jan 2012 10:06:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA PAC votes to endorse Ben Cardin for re-election to the U.S. Senate]]> http://nea.org/home/50002.htm Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:10:44 EST <![CDATA[Crumbling schools don’t provide strong foundations for America’s students]]> http://nea.org/home/49988.htm Fri, 09 Dec 2011 09:09:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Announces New Three-Part Action Agenda to Strengthen Teaching Profession and Improve Student Learning]]> http://nea.org/home/49969.htm Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:58:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Obama administration for efforts to increase diversity in schools]]> http://nea.org/home/49956.htm Wed, 07 Dec 2011 10:50:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA challenges harshest immigration law in the nation]]> http://nea.org/home/49801.htm Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:40:57 EST <![CDATA[Super Committee throws in towel on debt-reduction goals]]> http://nea.org/home/49797.htm Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:54:52 EST <![CDATA[Actor Matt Damon is top choice for substitute educator for a day]]> http://nea.org/home/49789.htm Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:40:14 EST <![CDATA[Education support professionals essential for student success]]> http://nea.org/home/49712.htm Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:32:32 EST <![CDATA[NEA shares strategies for developing family-school-community partnerships]]> http://nea.org/home/49666.htm Tue, 15 Nov 2011 12:34:24 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week focuses on nation’s commitment to students and educators]]> http://nea.org/home/49627.htm Mon, 14 Nov 2011 09:00:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA conference focuses on improving student success in low-income communities]]> http://nea.org/home/49590.htm Wed, 09 Nov 2011 12:52:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: Tonight, we are all Ohio Buckeye message to educators, nurses, firefighters: we got your back]]> http://nea.org/home/49575.htm Tue, 08 Nov 2011 21:51:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA President discusses role of unions, budget cuts in higher education]]> http://nea.org/home/49288.htm Mon, 24 Oct 2011 09:12:16 EST <![CDATA[Senate fails to pass education jobs bill again]]> http://nea.org/home/49215.htm Fri, 21 Oct 2011 13:25:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA to support The National Teachers Hall of Fame]]> http://nea.org/home/49162.htm Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:25:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches second television ad campaign to support education jobs bill]]> http://nea.org/home/49159.htm Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:08:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on states and school districts to step up anti-bullying efforts]]> http://nea.org/home/49019.htm Tue, 18 Oct 2011 12:20:47 EST <![CDATA[No Child Left Behind bill is showing improvement]]> http://nea.org/home/48990.htm Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:48:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA and Alexandria Public Schools Team Up on Compensation Reform]]> http://nea.org/home/48916.htm Thu, 13 Oct 2011 15:28:40 EST <![CDATA[New report shows state budget cuts devastating public schools]]> http://nea.org/home/48907.htm Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:03:39 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges U.S. Senate to put partisan politics aside]]> http://nea.org/home/48859.htm Tue, 11 Oct 2011 19:30:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA mourns the loss of Rev. Fred L. Shuttlesworth]]> http://nea.org/home/48789.htm Mon, 10 Oct 2011 21:08:43 EST <![CDATA[NEA Vice President Eskelsen joins President’s advisory commission]]> http://nea.org/home/48692.htm Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:26:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA President calls on Rep. Cantor to put partisan politics aside]]> http://nea.org/home/48599.htm Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:36:11 EST <![CDATA[Alabama law drives children out of public schools]]> http://nea.org/home/48597.htm Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:27:23 EST <![CDATA[NEA TV ad urges Congress to pass American Jobs Act]]> http://nea.org/home/48415.htm Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:28:19 EST <![CDATA[Obama, Duncan to provide relief from many NCLB restrictions]]> http://nea.org/home/48374.htm Thu, 22 Sep 2011 21:03:57 EST <![CDATA[Standing Strong for Students Back-to-School Tour showcases collaborative efforts to help students succeed]]> http://nea.org/home/48324.htm Wed, 21 Sep 2011 15:42:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: shared sacrifice is the right call]]> http://nea.org/home/48223.htm Mon, 19 Sep 2011 16:19:26 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association makes Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies List]]> http://nea.org/home/48167.htm Fri, 16 Sep 2011 14:32:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel: failing children is unconscionable]]> http://nea.org/home/48151.htm Fri, 16 Sep 2011 12:17:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA president calls on Florida lawmakers to invest in children and stop attacks]]> http://nea.org/home/48120.htm Fri, 16 Sep 2011 09:53:07 EST <![CDATA[NEA president stops in Orlando during back-to-school tour]]> http://nea.org/home/48039.htm Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:11:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA Secretary-Treasurer points to common features of successful schools]]> http://nea.org/home/48034.htm Wed, 14 Sep 2011 15:11:57 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[NEA president praises Romulus community collaboration]]> http://nea.org/home/47946.htm Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:37:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA leader goes back to school]]> http://nea.org/home/47931.htm Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:00:14 EST <![CDATA[Stand Strong for Students tour highlights NEA members helping students succeed]]> http://nea.org/home/47893.htm Mon, 12 Sep 2011 10:22:15 EST <![CDATA[President’s jobs plan to repair schools and keep educators in classrooms]]> http://nea.org/home/47823.htm Thu, 08 Sep 2011 21:49:17 EST <![CDATA[John Stocks names director of NEA’s Center for Great Public Schools]]> http://nea.org/home/47811.htm Thu, 08 Sep 2011 09:25:31 EST <![CDATA[John C. Stocks named NEA Executive Director]]> http://nea.org/home/47685.htm Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:37:55 EST <![CDATA[Progress for Wisconsin: One election at a time]]> http://nea.org/home/47194.htm Wed, 10 Aug 2011 11:19:51 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel urges Administration to focus on student-centered reform]]> http://nea.org/home/47093.htm Mon, 08 Aug 2011 14:49:41 EST <![CDATA[Debt Ceiling Deal Is Flawed, But US Default Worse]]> http://nea.org/home/46878.htm Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:21:58 EST <![CDATA[Educators outline critical components of appropriate evaluation system]]> http://nea.org/home/46742.htm Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:20:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Don’t forget our children, the most vulnerable in debt deal]]> http://nea.org/home/46528.htm Sat, 23 Jul 2011 10:18:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to reject flawed ESEA-flexibility measure]]> http://nea.org/home/46304.htm Tue, 12 Jul 2011 11:49:22 EST <![CDATA[A week of standing strong for students, for members and for public schools]]> http://nea.org/home/46205.htm Tue, 05 Jul 2011 18:22:43 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year: “Open the doors to your classrooms”]]> http://nea.org/home/46186.htm Tue, 05 Jul 2011 13:59:05 EST <![CDATA[ESP of the Year delivers awe-inspiring speech to more than 9,000 colleagues]]> http://nea.org/home/46141.htm Tue, 05 Jul 2011 11:27:31 EST <![CDATA[Tennessee educator elected to stand strong for students and public education]]> http://nea.org/home/46131.htm Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:43:48 EST <![CDATA[Va. music teacher re-elected to stand strong for nation’s students and public education]]> http://nea.org/home/46127.htm Tue, 05 Jul 2011 10:11:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates vote to support President Obama for second term and on policy on teacher evaluation and accountability]]> http://nea.org/home/46106.htm Mon, 04 Jul 2011 19:10:41 EST <![CDATA[Educators Approve Teacher Evaluation and Accountability Policy Statement]]> http://nea.org/home/46102.htm Mon, 04 Jul 2011 18:49:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates vote to support President Barack Obama in re-election bid]]> http://nea.org/home/46078.htm Mon, 04 Jul 2011 15:06:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA delegates re-elect leaders to stand strong for nation’s students and public education]]> http://nea.org/home/46069.htm Mon, 04 Jul 2011 12:20:31 EST <![CDATA[Politicians give big ‘shout outs’ to educators]]> http://nea.org/home/46054.htm Sun, 03 Jul 2011 19:35:25 EST <![CDATA[Vice President Biden “stands with NEA” to restore the American dream]]> http://nea.org/home/46041.htm Sun, 03 Jul 2011 16:18:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA 2011 Representative Assembly opens with president’s keynote and recognition of ‘Wisconsin 14’]]> http://nea.org/home/45923.htm Sat, 02 Jul 2011 18:53:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors ‘Wisconsin 14’ with Friend of Education Award]]> http://nea.org/home/45889.htm Sat, 02 Jul 2011 13:44:43 EST <![CDATA[Educators fired up to stand up for their students and profession]]> http://nea.org/home/45867.htm Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:51:27 EST <![CDATA[NEA president urges educators to stand strong for students]]> http://nea.org/home/45856.htm Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:10:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s annual Day of Learning provides educators with tools to help students and improve public schools]]> http://nea.org/home/45764.htm Fri, 01 Jul 2011 13:59:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Steve Beshear with America's Greatest Education Governor Award]]> http://nea.org/home/45673.htm Thu, 30 Jun 2011 16:32:16 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of educators help make over Dawes Elementary ]]> http://nea.org/home/45494.htm Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:38:14 EST <![CDATA[Vice President Biden to address 9,000 educators at NEA annual meeting]]> http://nea.org/home/45421.htm Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:58:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors woman who thwarted Nazis during World War II]]> http://nea.org/home/45337.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 16:21:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Sen. Garcia, a champion for children]]> http://nea.org/home/45291.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:55:44 EST <![CDATA[Omaha teacher to receive NEA Human and Civil Rights award]]> http://nea.org/home/45288.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:44:01 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors basketball trailblazer who continues to win off the court]]> http://nea.org/home/45286.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:29:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Bay area high school teacher Jeffrey Steinberg for bringing history to life]]> http://nea.org/home/45284.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 11:16:10 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Arizona public interest lawyer Tim Hogan for advancing quality public education]]> http://nea.org/home/45281.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:56:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors UNL professor Joe Starita for his work to improve the quality of education for American Indians]]> http://nea.org/home/45279.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:39:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes Virginia civil rights and education trailblazer]]> http://nea.org/home/45276.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:24:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Kerry Kennedy with Human and Civil Rights award]]> http://nea.org/home/45269.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 10:04:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors legendary civil rights warrior Joseph Lowery]]> http://nea.org/home/45266.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:46:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA honors Antioch teacher Kerri Elliott for promoting peace and international understanding]]> http://nea.org/home/45259.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:30:51 EST <![CDATA[Rapid City student program to receive NEA Human and Civil Rights Award]]> http://nea.org/home/45257.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:19:07 EST <![CDATA[Advocate for social justice in rural America receives NEA award]]> http://nea.org/home/45253.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:08:54 EST <![CDATA[St. Louis champion for inner city children honored by NEA]]> http://nea.org/home/45251.htm Thu, 23 Jun 2011 08:48:55 EST <![CDATA[Broad coalition of Wisconsin unions files federal lawsuit to block anti-worker bill]]> http://nea.org/home/44811.htm Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:50:21 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel urges regulatory relief without strings attached]]> http://nea.org/home/44740.htm Tue, 14 Jun 2011 08:59:15 EST <![CDATA[Ten years later nation still reeling from Bush-era tax cuts]]> http://nea.org/home/44714.htm Fri, 10 Jun 2011 11:05:49 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[U.S. Dept. of Education issues long-awaited rule defining gainful employment]]> http://nea.org/home/44603.htm Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:38:49 EST <![CDATA[Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor from Dennis Van Roekel]]> http://nea.org/home/44451.htm Wed, 18 May 2011 11:49:44 EST <![CDATA[NEA President applauds reintroduction of DREAM Act in Senate, House]]> http://nea.org/home/44118.htm Wed, 11 May 2011 10:56:11 EST <![CDATA[Teacher leaders recommend overhaul of evaluation and accountability]]> http://nea.org/home/44111.htm Wed, 11 May 2011 10:40:24 EST <![CDATA[NAMM Honors NEA’s John Wilson with Support Music Award]]> http://nea.org/home/44042.htm Tue, 10 May 2011 12:17:40 EST <![CDATA[GW Named Official Home of National Education Association Archives and Records]]> http://nea.org/home/43989.htm Mon, 09 May 2011 10:04:41 EST <![CDATA[]]> http://nea.org/home/nea-press-releases.rss <![CDATA[NEA member named 2011 National Teacher of the Year]]> http://nea.org/home/43774.htm Tue, 03 May 2011 11:04:44 EST <![CDATA[Leading Education Organizations Join Together to Promote High Quality Pre-Kindergarten Education]]> http://nea.org/home/43762.htm Tue, 03 May 2011 09:29:07 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher Day spotlights key issues facing profession]]> http://nea.org/home/43744.htm Mon, 02 May 2011 09:42:22 EST <![CDATA[Public pension funds are recovering from Wall Street crisis]]> http://nea.org/home/43682.htm Wed, 27 Apr 2011 09:17:57 EST <![CDATA[Collaboration between lawmakers and broad-based education coalition leads to historic legislation in Illinois]]> http://nea.org/home/43475.htm Fri, 15 Apr 2011 10:25:17 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel applauds Obama’s leadership on fiscal responsibility]]> http://nea.org/home/43473.htm Fri, 15 Apr 2011 09:39:39 EST <![CDATA[Statement of the National Education Association: A Fair Approach to Balancing State Budgets]]> http://nea.org/home/43453.htm Thu, 14 Apr 2011 11:18:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA opposes federal budget deal]]> http://nea.org/home/43419.htm Wed, 13 Apr 2011 11:38:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA president emphasizes collaboration is key to transforming schools]]> http://nea.org/home/43343.htm Fri, 08 Apr 2011 12:57:36 EST <![CDATA[Statement by NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the Department of Labor’s investigation of Prince George’s County Public Schools]]> http://nea.org/home/43324.htm Thu, 07 Apr 2011 10:23:08 EST <![CDATA[Giving taxpayer money to private schools is not education reform]]> http://nea.org/home/43295.htm Tue, 05 Apr 2011 16:33:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA president condemns efforts to stifle academic freedom]]> http://nea.org/home/43253.htm Mon, 04 Apr 2011 12:38:16 EST <![CDATA[ETS, NEA Study Identifies Pathways to Increasing Teacher Diversity]]> http://nea.org/home/43031.htm Wed, 23 Mar 2011 09:33:29 EST <![CDATA[Delaware teachers union and school district work together to transform school]]> http://nea.org/home/43012.htm Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:53:10 EST <![CDATA[Statement from NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on the International Summit on the Teaching Profession]]> http://nea.org/home/42923.htm Wed, 16 Mar 2011 11:29:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA President says it is time to fix the Elementary and Secondary Education Act]]> http://nea.org/home/42893.htm Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:28:48 EST <![CDATA[N.C. bus driver and teacher assistant named ‘ESP of the Year’]]> http://nea.org/home/42882.htm Mon, 14 Mar 2011 11:19:49 EST <![CDATA[NEA survey: school staffs need more help to prevent bullying]]> http://nea.org/home/42869.htm Fri, 11 Mar 2011 09:29:50 EST <![CDATA[House Committee ignore facts and votes for failed voucher program]]> http://nea.org/home/42863.htm Fri, 11 Mar 2011 08:41:32 EST <![CDATA[MetLife Survey show teachers’ commitment to quality education and success]]> http://nea.org/home/42806.htm Wed, 09 Mar 2011 09:29:16 EST <![CDATA[HRC & NEA Applaud Senate Reintroduction of Safe Schools Improvement Act]]> http://nea.org/home/42753.htm Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:23:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA launches national bullying prevention campaign ]]> http://nea.org/home/42707.htm Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:31:07 EST <![CDATA[Millions will join NEA’s Read Across America Day celebration on March 2]]> http://nea.org/home/42623.htm Sat, 26 Feb 2011 09:49:32 EST <![CDATA[Eskelsen travels to Indianapolis to kick off fight against Gov. Daniels’ anti-public education agenda]]> http://nea.org/home/42562.htm Mon, 21 Feb 2011 09:06:10 EST <![CDATA[WEAC President talks about next steps]]> http://nea.org/home/42560.htm Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:14:31 EST <![CDATA[NEA president demands that educator voices be heard]]> http://nea.org/home/42508.htm Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:15:14 EST <![CDATA[NEA and local affiliates are leading the way to student success]]> http://nea.org/home/42466.htm Wed, 16 Feb 2011 13:03:01 EST <![CDATA[Race to the Top Proposed Changes Applauded]]> http://nea.org/home/42442.htm Tue, 15 Feb 2011 08:51:40 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: Obama’s budget keeps America moving forward]]> http://nea.org/home/42440.htm Tue, 15 Feb 2011 08:38:49 EST <![CDATA[Denver’s first teacher-led school takes center stage at national conference]]> http://nea.org/home/42437.htm Mon, 14 Feb 2011 15:41:36 EST <![CDATA[Wisconsin teacher urges Washington to put students first]]> http://nea.org/home/42407.htm Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:23:34 EST <![CDATA[Helena students reap the benefits of union-district collaboration]]> http://nea.org/home/42374.htm Tue, 08 Feb 2011 11:50:10 EST <![CDATA[Florida ruling voids federal health reform]]> http://nea.org/home/42269.htm Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:48:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA commemorates 25th anniversary of Challenger explosion]]> http://nea.org/home/42251.htm Fri, 28 Jan 2011 09:22:34 EST <![CDATA[NEA members to participate in historic education conference]]> http://nea.org/home/42197.htm Mon, 24 Jan 2011 16:40:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA responds to Rhee group's policy agenda release]]> http://nea.org/home/42102.htm Tue, 11 Jan 2011 10:51:42 EST <![CDATA[Arbitration can be key to ensuring fair, timely dismissals]]> http://nea.org/home/42164.htm Thu, 20 Jan 2011 16:06:40 EST <![CDATA[Education is key to fulfilling Dr. King’s dream, says NEA president]]> http://nea.org/home/42145.htm Sat, 15 Jan 2011 21:23:51 EST <![CDATA[DOE Can Release Flawed Data Reports, Judge Rules]]> http://nea.org/home/42096.htm Mon, 10 Jan 2011 20:40:28 EST <![CDATA[DOE Can Release Flawed Data Report, Judge Rules]]> http://nea.org/home/42094.htm Mon, 10 Jan 2011 20:16:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA President statement on Tucson shooting involving Congresswoman Giffords]]> http://nea.org/home/42073.htm Sat, 08 Jan 2011 17:51:54 EST <![CDATA[MALDEF & NEA: Joint Report Aims to Improve Minority Parental Engagement in Children's Schools]]> http://nea.org/home/41978.htm Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:46:09 EST <![CDATA[President Obama signs bill that increases health, wellness and learning for our students]]> http://nea.org/home/41921.htm Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:07:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA taps 21 educators for independent panel to study teaching profession]]> http://nea.org/home/41874.htm Thu, 09 Dec 2010 12:37:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds the House of Representatives for passing the DREAM Act]]> http://nea.org/home/41872.htm Thu, 09 Dec 2010 11:14:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges Congress to pass the DREAM Act]]> http://nea.org/home/41861.htm Wed, 08 Dec 2010 11:01:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA: education debate is about ideas and moving America forward]]> http://nea.org/home/41854.htm Tue, 07 Dec 2010 16:16:26 EST <![CDATA[Two international studies support NEA’s vision for school improvement]]> http://nea.org/home/41820.htm Tue, 07 Dec 2010 10:31:06 EST <![CDATA[Debt reduction proposal would cut Social Security, Medicare and important education programs]]> http://nea.org/home/41799.htm Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:53:23 EST <![CDATA[Duncan, NEA’s Van Roekel hear from students, parents at local school]]> http://nea.org/home/41784.htm Wed, 01 Dec 2010 15:46:15 EST <![CDATA[New report spotlights improved graduation rates, suggests solutions to the dropout crisis]]> http://nea.org/home/41754.htm Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:23:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA commemorates 35th anniversary of IDEA]]> http://nea.org/home/41683.htm Wed, 24 Nov 2010 09:39:15 EST <![CDATA[State of Latinos in Education summit focuses on transformational change]]> http://nea.org/home/41662.htm Mon, 22 Nov 2010 13:12:55 EST <![CDATA[Anderson Cooper selected as favorite celebrity substitute educator]]> http://nea.org/home/41647.htm Fri, 19 Nov 2010 09:48:42 EST <![CDATA[Ed Secretary Duncan, Gov. O’Malley, NEA President visit Maryland school]]> http://nea.org/home/41632.htm Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:54:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes on Education Support Professionals Day]]> http://nea.org/home/41612.htm Wed, 17 Nov 2010 08:57:09 EST <![CDATA[Experts and educators recommend overhaul of teacher prep process]]> http://nea.org/home/41597.htm Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:13:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA responds to report on achievement gaps between Black and White male students]]> http://nea.org/home/41579.htm Mon, 15 Nov 2010 12:59:10 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s public schools celebrate American Education Week]]> http://nea.org/home/41576.htm Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:23:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA challenges new Congress to put students first]]> http://nea.org/home/41546.htm Wed, 03 Nov 2010 11:25:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA Statement on Midland, Arkansas School Board Vice President Clint McCance Remarks]]> http://nea.org/home/41492.htm Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:25:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA closes strong to aid education champions in mid-term elections]]> http://nea.org/home/41479.htm Tue, 26 Oct 2010 16:11:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds the Administration’s efforts to address bullying]]> http://nea.org/home/41472.htm Tue, 26 Oct 2010 15:55:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges New York City not to evaluate teachers in the public square]]> http://nea.org/home/41436.htm Fri, 22 Oct 2010 16:40:23 EST <![CDATA[Front-End Standards Can Assure Teachers are Ready to Teach on Day One]]> http://nea.org/home/41431.htm Thu, 21 Oct 2010 09:15:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds winner of 2010 Broad Prize for Urban Education]]> http://nea.org/home/41428.htm Wed, 20 Oct 2010 11:52:38 EST <![CDATA[La NEA aplaude los esfuerzos de la Casa Blanca en favor de la educación de los hispanos]]> http://nea.org/home/41424.htm Tue, 19 Oct 2010 16:46:36 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s Eskelsen welcomes renewed White House focus on meeting educational needs of Hispanic community]]> http://nea.org/home/41422.htm Tue, 19 Oct 2010 16:35:20 EST <![CDATA[Progress in environmental literacy is focus of national summit]]> http://nea.org/home/41408.htm Fri, 15 Oct 2010 13:36:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls for national summit on labor-management collaboration]]> http://nea.org/home/41400.htm Thu, 14 Oct 2010 10:07:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA ads hit hard in Colorado and North Carolina races]]> http://nea.org/home/41398.htm Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:27:12 EST <![CDATA[Labor Department’s September employment report confirms education job losses]]> http://nea.org/home/41378.htm Tue, 12 Oct 2010 09:16:05 EST <![CDATA[No single solution can transform America’s public education system]]> http://nea.org/home/41375.htm Thu, 07 Oct 2010 14:02:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA spends $15 million on public campaign to elect education champions]]> http://nea.org/home/41364.htm Wed, 06 Oct 2010 11:27:07 EST <![CDATA[Researchers say merit pay does not improve student test scores]]> http://nea.org/home/41234.htm Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:19:25 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Senate sponsorship of Education for All Act]]> http://nea.org/home/41232.htm Wed, 22 Sep 2010 11:23:41 EST <![CDATA[NEA President urges Senate to support the DREAM Act]]> http://nea.org/home/41226.htm Tue, 21 Sep 2010 14:25:51 EST <![CDATA[Obama announces new initiatives to advance STEM education]]> http://nea.org/home/41165.htm Thu, 16 Sep 2010 15:39:12 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on back-to-school speech by President Obama]]> http://nea.org/home/41109.htm Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:34:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA president draws attention to family, community involvement in schools]]> http://nea.org/home/41093.htm Wed, 15 Sep 2010 09:25:53 EST <![CDATA[National Education Association named 2010 Working Mother 100 Best Company]]> http://nea.org/home/41084.htm Tue, 14 Sep 2010 11:41:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA President addresses Hispanic elected officials, policy experts and community leaders]]> http://nea.org/home/41077.htm Tue, 14 Sep 2010 10:04:06 EST <![CDATA[Arts education takes center stage]]> http://nea.org/home/41060.htm Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:35:02 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s week-long school innovation tour wraps up in Austin]]> http://nea.org/home/40873.htm Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:53:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA President stops in San Antonio on back-to-school tour]]> http://nea.org/home/40871.htm Fri, 27 Aug 2010 16:38:47 EST <![CDATA[Day 4 of NEA’s back-to-school tour: visits to the Sunshine State]]> http://nea.org/home/40869.htm Fri, 27 Aug 2010 10:03:00 EST <![CDATA[Day 2 of NEA’s back-to-school tour: Columbia gets cash grant]]> http://nea.org/home/40843.htm Wed, 25 Aug 2010 15:26:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA President stops in Columbus during back-to-school tour]]> http://nea.org/home/40841.htm Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:08:18 EST <![CDATA[NEA President comments on Race to the Top awards]]> http://nea.org/home/40825.htm Tue, 24 Aug 2010 23:56:35 EST <![CDATA[Day 1 of NEA back-to-school tour wraps up in Denver]]> http://nea.org/home/40812.htm Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:07:52 EST <![CDATA[Education stakeholders study state policy and collective bargaining language]]> http://nea.org/home/40647.htm Mon, 09 Aug 2010 17:25:13 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds Speaker Pelosi for taking historic step]]> http://nea.org/home/40623.htm Mon, 09 Aug 2010 10:51:19 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises Senate for putting students before politics]]> http://nea.org/home/40611.htm Thu, 05 Aug 2010 13:48:16 EST <![CDATA[Education Jobs Bill Proceeds to Vote]]> http://nea.org/home/40594.htm Wed, 04 Aug 2010 14:53:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA joins campaign to protect, strengthen Social Security]]> http://nea.org/home/40550.htm Mon, 02 Aug 2010 08:15:30 EST <![CDATA[NEA commends civil rights organizations for thoughtful education policy agenda]]> http://nea.org/home/40500.htm Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:37:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA president comments on Sec. Duncan’s speech at National Press Club]]> http://nea.org/home/40447.htm Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:54:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA to participate in ‘One Nation March’]]> http://nea.org/home/40414.htm Tue, 20 Jul 2010 15:21:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA stresses the importance of foreign languages and global competence]]> http://nea.org/home/40402.htm Tue, 20 Jul 2010 14:23:44 EST <![CDATA[9,000 educators fired up to take the lead in schools]]> http://nea.org/home/40252.htm Tue, 06 Jul 2010 19:04:35 EST <![CDATA[Kentucky school bus driver wows 9,000 colleagues]]> http://nea.org/home/40227.htm Tue, 06 Jul 2010 13:33:40 EST <![CDATA[Nebraska student elected to lead NEA Student Program]]> http://nea.org/home/40224.htm Tue, 06 Jul 2010 12:56:39 EST <![CDATA[National Teacher of the Year energizes, inspires thousands of educators]]> http://nea.org/home/40219.htm Tue, 06 Jul 2010 11:35:03 EST <![CDATA[Diane Ravitch receives NEA’s Friend of Education Award]]> http://nea.org/home/40217.htm Tue, 06 Jul 2010 11:04:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA names Maryland’s Martin O’Malley ‘America’s Greatest Education Governor’]]> http://nea.org/home/40032.htm Wed, 30 Jun 2010 13:25:20 EST <![CDATA[Kansas educator re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/40200.htm Mon, 05 Jul 2010 13:46:03 EST <![CDATA[Redlands high school secretary re-elected to NEA Executive Committee]]> http://nea.org/home/40198.htm Mon, 05 Jul 2010 12:50:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA officer emphasizes that all students deserve great public schools]]> http://nea.org/home/40153.htm Sun, 04 Jul 2010 14:02:41 EST <![CDATA[Nation needs to celebrate and support ‘publicness’ of public education]]> http://nea.org/home/40134.htm Sat, 03 Jul 2010 18:44:29 EST <![CDATA[NEA forum explores teacher preparation and evaluation]]> http://nea.org/home/40130.htm Sat, 03 Jul 2010 17:54:28 EST <![CDATA[NEA President calls for commission on teachers and teaching]]> http://nea.org/home/40121.htm Sat, 03 Jul 2010 15:56:25 EST <![CDATA[Educators volunteer to help needy families in New Orleans area]]> http://nea.org/home/40097.htm Fri, 02 Jul 2010 17:55:38 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises House of Representatives for speaking up for education and students]]> http://nea.org/home/40069.htm Fri, 02 Jul 2010 10:19:20 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of children celebrate Read Across New Orleans]]> http://nea.org/home/40030.htm Wed, 30 Jun 2010 12:49:10 EST <![CDATA[Hundreds of NEA volunteers transform Belle Chasse High School in annual ‘Outreach to Teach’]]> http://nea.org/home/39974.htm Mon, 28 Jun 2010 12:47:46 EST <![CDATA[Inspiration key theme as teachers in training kick off conference]]> http://nea.org/home/39966.htm Sun, 27 Jun 2010 08:42:24 EST <![CDATA[Laid-off Illinois educator urges Congress to fund education jobs]]> http://nea.org/home/39956.htm Fri, 25 Jun 2010 13:26:59 EST <![CDATA[Laid-off Indiana educator urges Congress to fund education jobs]]> http://nea.org/home/39929.htm Wed, 23 Jun 2010 15:45:47 EST <![CDATA[Laid-off Durham teacher urges Congress to fund education jobs]]> http://nea.org/home/39917.htm Wed, 23 Jun 2010 10:42:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA praises legacy of education leader and scholar Braulio Alonso]]> http://nea.org/home/39816.htm Fri, 11 Jun 2010 11:03:09 EST <![CDATA[NEA disappointed in Supreme Court’s decision to deny review of unfunded mandate case]]> http://nea.org/home/39787.htm Tue, 08 Jun 2010 08:57:07 EST <![CDATA[Cost of emergency education bill largely offset by increased economic activity]]> http://nea.org/home/39740.htm Thu, 03 Jun 2010 11:02:57 EST <![CDATA[NEA’s ‘Speak Up’ campaign puts personal face on growing education crisis]]> http://nea.org/home/39609.htm Wed, 26 May 2010 09:43:31 EST <![CDATA[As debate heats up on low-performing schools, NEA urges Congress to remain flexible on the methods, not on accountability]]> http://nea.org/home/39579.htm Thu, 20 May 2010 15:34:22 EST <![CDATA[Leading Educational Organizations Release Guiding Principles for Teacher Compensation Programs]]> http://nea.org/home/39568.htm Thu, 20 May 2010 10:25:47 EST <![CDATA[NEA President applauds Central Falls, RI agreement and transformation plan]]> http://nea.org/home/39549.htm Wed, 19 May 2010 08:28:46 EST <![CDATA[AACTE, NEA: Effective Teaching Requires Strong State Policies Promoting Preparation, Development, and Effectiveness]]> http://nea.org/home/39267.htm Mon, 10 May 2010 13:58:59 EST <![CDATA[Teachers a crucial part of raising graduation rates]]> http://nea.org/home/39207.htm Tue, 04 May 2010 15:59:04 EST <![CDATA[NEA sends urgent plea to Congress]]> http://nea.org/home/39203.htm Tue, 04 May 2010 12:54:37 EST <![CDATA[‘Keep Our Educators Working Act’ gains momentum as Sen. Cardin gives his support]]> http://nea.org/home/39171.htm Fri, 30 Apr 2010 09:33:06 EST <![CDATA[President Obama says children need teachers in classrooms]]> http://nea.org/home/39162.htm Thu, 29 Apr 2010 14:33:22 EST <![CDATA[NEA Survey: educators are very concerned about ballooning class sizes]]> http://nea.org/home/39132.htm Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:06:18 EST <![CDATA[HOPE Foundation’s Transformation Model Gains National Attention --- Decade-Long Track Record Distinguishes the Approach]]> http://nea.org/home/39040.htm Mon, 26 Apr 2010 16:25:06 EST <![CDATA[NEA Member Benefits and Target to Sponsor the National Education Association’s Green Across America Grants Program]]> http://nea.org/home/39015.htm Thu, 22 Apr 2010 09:18:46 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on President Obama and world leaders to keep their promise to fund and fulfill the goal of education for all children]]> http://nea.org/home/39001.htm Wed, 21 Apr 2010 15:03:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA mourns the loss of Dr. Dorothy Height]]> http://nea.org/home/38979.htm Tue, 20 Apr 2010 15:06:56 EST <![CDATA[Florida’s Governor Crist vetoes drastic anti-education legislation]]> http://nea.org/home/38938.htm Thu, 15 Apr 2010 15:54:35 EST <![CDATA[Rep. Jared Polis discusses plans to improve ESEA and public education]]> http://nea.org/home/38923.htm Wed, 14 Apr 2010 13:08:03 EST <![CDATA[Help Wanted: Seeking Latino students to pursue math and science fields]]> http://nea.org/home/38743.htm Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:00:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA shares strategies to improve education for students with autism]]> http://nea.org/home/38852.htm Wed, 07 Apr 2010 12:31:22 EST <![CDATA[Educators Encourage Census Participation]]> http://nea.org/home/38813.htm Fri, 02 Apr 2010 09:01:11 EST <![CDATA[NEA mourns the loss of Jaime Escalante]]> http://nea.org/home/38764.htm Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:56:15 EST <![CDATA[Se Necesita Ayuda: En busca de estudiantes latinos que deseen estudiar carreras en los campos de matemáticas y ciencias]]> http://nea.org/home/38747.htm Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:17:12 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel applauds final signage of health care legislation]]> http://nea.org/home/38716.htm Tue, 30 Mar 2010 11:27:42 EST <![CDATA[Healthcare reform discussions overlook key education triumph]]> http://nea.org/home/38723.htm Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:01:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds selection of Race to the Top winners]]> http://nea.org/home/38708.htm Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:25:03 EST <![CDATA[Mass teacher firings are not the answer]]> http://nea.org/home/38705.htm Mon, 29 Mar 2010 10:40:03 EST <![CDATA[Education is the great equalizer]]> http://nea.org/home/38697.htm Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:04:24 EST <![CDATA[Van Roekel: A Historic Victory for Our Children]]> http://nea.org/home/38690.htm Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:58:19 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s Reading Scores Remain Steady]]> http://nea.org/home/38688.htm Thu, 25 Mar 2010 14:43:56 EST <![CDATA[Resources and collaboration are key to student success]]> http://nea.org/home/38666.htm Wed, 24 Mar 2010 11:25:54 EST <![CDATA[Health care reform legislation offers America a way forward]]> http://nea.org/home/38624.htm Sun, 21 Mar 2010 23:45:08 EST <![CDATA[“Focus on kids, fix the tests,” says NEA President]]> http://nea.org/home/38594.htm Wed, 17 Mar 2010 13:49:27 EST <![CDATA[President Van Roekel Testifies on FY 2010-11 Education Budget]]> http://nea.org/home/38580.htm Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:21:30 EST <![CDATA[Kentucky school bus driver wins prestigious national education award]]> http://nea.org/home/38558.htm Mon, 15 Mar 2010 15:46:56 EST <![CDATA[NEA president to Administration: “Takes working together to improve schools”]]> http://nea.org/home/38531.htm Sat, 13 Mar 2010 20:14:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Comments on K-12 Common Core Standards Draft]]> http://nea.org/home/38477.htm Thu, 11 Mar 2010 10:56:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA President to Congress: 'Economic recovery starts in the classroom']]> http://nea.org/home/38455.htm Tue, 09 Mar 2010 15:21:20 EST <![CDATA[NEA president applauds Duncan’s renewed emphasis on civil rights enforcement]]> http://nea.org/home/38441.htm Tue, 09 Mar 2010 12:51:28 EST <![CDATA[U.S. Department of Education announces Race to the Top finalists]]> http://nea.org/home/38355.htm Thu, 04 Mar 2010 13:41:35 EST <![CDATA[Independent survey results confirm NEA’s position: Teachers voices must be heard in ed reform debate]]> http://nea.org/home/38340.htm Thu, 04 Mar 2010 10:26:48 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to forge ahead on health care reform]]> http://nea.org/home/38321.htm Wed, 03 Mar 2010 15:51:16 EST <![CDATA[NEA president says it’s time to renew our promise to children]]> http://nea.org/home/38310.htm Wed, 03 Mar 2010 09:57:49 EST <![CDATA[We can’t afford to let health care reform fall through the cracks]]> http://nea.org/home/38296.htm Tue, 02 Mar 2010 16:43:17 EST <![CDATA[NEA kicks off 13th Annual Read Across America Day at Library of Congress with First Lady Michelle Obama]]> http://nea.org/home/38283.htm Tue, 02 Mar 2010 10:21:45 EST <![CDATA[Collaboration is Key to Improving Schools and Decreasing Dropout Rates]]> http://nea.org/home/38276.htm Mon, 01 Mar 2010 17:37:08 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds White House initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities]]> http://nea.org/home/38251.htm Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:32:00 EST <![CDATA[What Is America’s Favorite Children’s Book Series?]]> http://nea.org/home/38249.htm Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:07:05 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Congress to finish health care reform now]]> http://nea.org/home/38239.htm Fri, 26 Feb 2010 14:13:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA calls on summit participants to do the right thing for America’s children]]> http://nea.org/home/38211.htm Wed, 24 Feb 2010 15:49:50 EST <![CDATA[NEA welcomes House committee work on ESEA reauthorization]]> http://nea.org/home/38205.htm Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:21:21 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Obama’s health care reform proposal]]> http://nea.org/home/38180.htm Mon, 22 Feb 2010 16:47:59 EST <![CDATA[New NEA health care ads: Enough talk. Enough blame. Do what’s right for millions of uninsured children.]]> http://nea.org/home/38176.htm Mon, 22 Feb 2010 14:10:15 EST <![CDATA[NEA urges Senate to take swift action to save critical jobs]]> http://nea.org/home/38118.htm Wed, 17 Feb 2010 11:59:00 EST <![CDATA[President Obama’s FY 2011 budget makes education a priority]]> http://nea.org/home/37999.htm Wed, 03 Feb 2010 11:38:59 EST <![CDATA[NEA offers Black History Month curriculum]]> http://nea.org/home/37952.htm Mon, 01 Feb 2010 15:58:48 EST <![CDATA[Teachers Take “Pay Cut” as Inflation Outpaces Salaries]]> http://nea.org/home/37872.htm Wed, 27 Jan 2010 13:21:01 EST <![CDATA[Nation’s educators applaud president’s plans to invest in education]]> http://nea.org/home/37900.htm Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:05:53 EST <![CDATA[NEA president thanks Coakley for years of service, congratulates U.S. Senator-Elect Brown]]> http://nea.org/home/37703.htm Wed, 20 Jan 2010 11:23:54 EST <![CDATA[NEA Supports Innovation, Urges Course Corrections on Race to the Top]]> http://nea.org/home/37701.htm Wed, 20 Jan 2010 11:10:24 EST <![CDATA[NEA Joins Effort to Raise Funds for Haitian Earthquake Relief Efforts]]> http://nea.org/home/37673.htm Tue, 19 Jan 2010 11:16:51 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Encouraged with Progress of Health Care Reform Discussions]]> http://nea.org/home/37647.htm Thu, 14 Jan 2010 18:11:48 EST <![CDATA[AMERICA I AM EXHIBITION INTRODUCES BLACK HISTORY MONTH CURRICULUM WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION]]> http://nea.org/home/37637.htm Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:04:28 EST <![CDATA[2010 News Releases]]> http://nea.org/home/37568.htm Fri, 08 Jan 2010 09:23:00 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Obama’s focus on increasing math and science teacher corps]]> http://nea.org/home/37542.htm Wed, 06 Jan 2010 17:19:30 EST <![CDATA[Pursuit of real health care reform continues]]> http://nea.org/home/37497.htm Thu, 24 Dec 2009 13:22:54 EST <![CDATA[Health plan excise tax based on unrealistic, harmful theory]]> http://nea.org/home/37425.htm Wed, 16 Dec 2009 11:33:33 EST <![CDATA[NEA backs new bills to create federal school safety guidelines]]> http://nea.org/home/37278.htm Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:40:48 EST <![CDATA[“Tax the millionaires, not teachers and bus drivers,” says NEA VP]]> http://nea.org/home/37267.htm Thu, 10 Dec 2009 09:53:53 EST <![CDATA[Education support professionals get spotlight from Secretary of Education]]> http://nea.org/home/37007.htm Wed, 18 Nov 2009 13:49:34 EST <![CDATA[American Education Week brings community together]]> http://nea.org/home/36967.htm Mon, 16 Nov 2009 13:02:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA study finds digital divide narrowing in U.S. public schools]]> http://nea.org/home/36963.htm Mon, 16 Nov 2009 12:18:55 EST <![CDATA[NEA President Dennis Van Roekel on Race to the Top final application]]> http://nea.org/home/36882.htm Thu, 12 Nov 2009 14:11:46 EST <![CDATA[House passes comprehensive health insurance reform bill without taxing middle-class workers]]> http://nea.org/home/36831.htm Mon, 09 Nov 2009 09:18:03 EST <![CDATA[NEA Partners with Lionsgate to present Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire]]> http://nea.org/home/36823.htm Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:10:11 EST <![CDATA[NEA President: collaboration is the key to improving student achievement]]> http://nea.org/home/36816.htm Thu, 05 Nov 2009 11:36:12 EST <![CDATA[Deeper cuts in funding for state and local services avoided with rejection of TABOR]]> http://nea.org/home/36799.htm Wed, 04 Nov 2009 07:06:23 EST <![CDATA[The Affordable Health Care for America Act provides real reform without taxing America’s middle-class workers]]> http://nea.org/home/36742.htm Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:11:42 EST <![CDATA[NEA shines light on “invisibility factor” experienced by American Indian/Alaska Native students]]> http://nea.org/home/36715.htm Thu, 29 Oct 2009 14:14:37 EST <![CDATA[NEA applauds President Obama’s signing of hate crimes legislation]]> http://nea.org/home/36707.htm Thu, 29 Oct 2009 10:36:34 EST