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NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members

Spring 2014  
Sixty years ago, Brown v. Board of Education put an end to legally segregated schools. But just how far have we come? Today, many districts continue to grapple with an alarming pattern of resegregation that continues to separate students by race and poverty. Our cover story looks at the national trend, and profiles students and educators who are working to combat the growing inequality.


Summer 2014  
Whether you’re a recent retiree, or it’s been awhile since you heard that last bell ring, here are some tips to help you live the retirement of your dreams.


Fall 2014  
NEA's new officers--Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president; Rebecca S. Pringle, vice president; and Princess Moss, secretary-treasurer-- share skill, drive, and a fierce commitment to public school educators and their students.



Winter 2015  
New Jersey Education Association Secretary-Treasurer Sean M. Spiller, and New Jersey Retiree’s Education Association President Pat Provnick and Vice President Judy Perkins are proof that good things can come through focused activism and collaboration between active and retired educators.



Spring 2015
This issue profiles four high school seniors who are poised for success and the educators who make a difference in students’ lives every day. Across the nation, retired educators are launching a “second act”—playing in bands, singing in choirs, writing music, organizing summer arts camps, and more. 


Summer 2015
Lillian Orlich was recruited by Virginia’s Prince William County Public Schools in the 1950s—decades before today’s students were born. This year marks the 61st school year she will help students chart their path toward the future. Find out why she says retirement is definitely not for her. 



 Fall 2015

Active and retired affiliate partnerships across the nation make the grade. Communication, cooperation, and respect are the keys to smooth partnerships between retired and active educators. StoryCorps—the nonprofit organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, and sharing of stories—captures the rich stories of seniors.