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NEA’s Read Across America and Little Free Library Partner to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop

February 27, 2024
Washington, D.C.—NEA’s Read Across America and Little Free Library (LFL) announced today a partnership to celebrate the 50th anniversary of hip-hop called Let’s Rap About Reading. The partnership aims to raise awareness about the importance and joy of reading, as well as to celebrate hip-hop’s impact on culture and communities not only in the U.S. but also across the world. Rap icon Slick Rick and alternative hip hop pioneer De La Soul are the first two collaborators announced by NEA’s Read Across America and Little Free Library.
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Educators Bring Federal Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Against Cobb County School District

February 13, 2024
In the first federal lawsuit challenging classroom censorship policies in Georgia, educators are suing the Cobb County School District for discrimination after fifth-grade gifted specialist Katie Rinderle was terminated last year for reading My Shadow is Purple, an age-appropriate picture book about self-acceptance and navigating gender stereotypes, to her class.
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NEA applauds Biden-Harris administration for first-ever U.S. Global Labor Strategy

November 16, 2023
The National Education Association applauds the Biden-Harris administration—the most pro-worker, pro-union administration in modern history—for unveiling the first-ever U.S. Global Labor Strategy. The strategy recognizes the crucial role that workers’ rights play around the world to achieve economic and social equity. It also provides a strong tool to grow the economy— from the middle out and the bottom up—by lifting up workers' rights to form and join unions.
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