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American Flags at the US Capitol

Speak Up for Students Our Voice is Our Power

We’ll advocate for fully-funded public schools. We’ll dismantle unjust systems. We’ll give our students the opportunities they need to succeed. Help us make it happen.
Patty Murray
Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up.
Quote by: Patty Murray, Chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Letters & Testimony

NEA speaks up for the rights of students. Browse recent messages to Congressional leadership, and add your voice.

First grade teacher Leslie Richardson with her students

Our Issues

From fully funding Title I and IDEA to voting rights and making our schools safe, we are advocating for our students, our schools, and our communities.
U.S. Capitol Building

Bills in Congress

NEA advocates for students and educators on Capitol Hill.
Joe Biden signes AAPI Hate Crimes Bill into law

Our Victories

When we come together, we can achieve change.
Pres Biden and VP Harris walk down an colonnade at the white house flanked with flags.

Wins for Students and Educators

Since taking office, President Biden has scored major wins for students and educators, from reopening schools safely, to addressing inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, to overseeing a historic reinvestment in public education.
National Education Association

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.