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Charting the Course of NEA
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Member Edwin Manarrez
There are a lot of like-minded people who work hard to improve public schools for their students, and I find the more involved I am with my union, the more it welcomes me—and I appreciate that. ⁣
Quote by: Edwin Moñarrez, Special Education Teacher, Illinois Education Association
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Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.