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Every Student Deserves Safe and Accessible Schools

A safe, accessible, welcoming environment is the building block for learning.
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Help Fully Fund I.D.E.A.

Your voice is needed to encourage Congress to fulfil its promise.
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Learning in the Age of COVID-19

The coronavirus changed the way learning happens seemingly overnight. Moving forward, what classrooms look like and how students move through school buildings and campuses will be dramatically different.
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Initial Guidance for Reopening Schools

Planning for school success during COVID-19 and beyond with health, safety, and equity at the forefront.
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Educating Through Crisis

NEA is here to help, with advice for engaging students online, strategies for maintaining support for the most vulnerable, words of encouragement, ways to alleviate stress and avoid burnout, and more.
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Fighting for Students

Helping schools and students adapt to and recover from COVID-19 will take continued resources from the federal government.
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Students at the March for Our Lives in 2018
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Safe from Gun Violence

Safe and affirming schools are a core element of student success. When students feel that they are not welcome, their ability to learn and thrive is diminished. We can create schools where every student can learn, regardless of their skin color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ability.
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Protect Our Schools and Communities

The National Education Association remains dedicated to keeping our students and educators safe and working with coalition partners to end gun violence in our schools and in our communities.
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Take Action

We are working in Washington to support federal legislation that will curb gun violence in our schools and communities. But, we need your help.

Free from Bullying and Bias

Safe and affirming schools are a core element of student success. When students feel that they are not welcome, their ability to learn and thrive is diminished. We can create schools where every student can learn, regardless of their skin color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ability.
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Supporting LGBTQ Youth

LGTBQ students are more likely to face bullying and harassment leading to poor grades, higher dropout rates and homelessness.
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Facing Hate and Bias at School

Students and educators around the country are reporting hostile and hateful environments in their schools and communities. They have been targets of hate speech and seen derogatory images like nooses, racist graffiti, fake deportation notices, and threats to our LGBTQ students.
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On Capitol Hill

Our elected representatives in Washington have a responsibility to craft laws that create safe, welcoming environments for students.
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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.