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2017 News Releases

Senate votes to hand huge tax giveaways to the rich paid for by students and working families - December 2, 2017

Bipartisan approach needed to find permanent solution for Dreamers - November 28, 2017

NEA slams Trump administration plan to shatter Haitian families - November 21, 2017

Great Educators Never Stop Learning - November 17, 2017

Senate tax plan gives big tax breaks for the rich paid for by students and working families - November 17, 2017

NEA President: tax cut is giveaway to wealthiest paid for by students and working families - November 16, 2017

NEA salutes public education’s unsung heroes on National Education Support Professionals Day - November 15, 2017

NEA Calls for Action in the Wake of Latest School Shooting - November 15, 2017

Funding for 370,000 education jobs at risk if Senate eliminates state and local tax deduction - November 14, 2017

American Education Week Focuses on Public Schools for All - November 13, 2017

Nearly 250,000 education jobs at risk if Congress eliminates state and local tax deduction - November 8, 2017

NEA President applauds Phil Murphy as New Jersey’s next governor - November 7, 2017

NEA President congratulates Ralph Northam as Virginia’s next governor - November 7, 2017

NEA President: America has moral obligation to protect TPS beneficiaries - November 7, 2017

NEA President: tax cut is giveaway to wealthiest funded on backs of students and working families - November 2, 2017

Americans need ‘A Better Deal,’ strong unions to get ahead in rigged economy - November 1, 2017

Lily Eskelsen García: Arrest of 10-year-old with cerebral palsy is morally repulsive - October 30, 2017

DACAmented educators and students to Congress: Pass the Dream Act now - October 25, 2017

Lily Eskelsen García responds to White House immigration principles - October 9, 2017

NEA President: Congress should put children first and reauthorize CHIP - September 29, 2017

Workers on Janus: A Political Effort to Further Rig the Rules Against Working People - September 28, 2017

NEA and Missouri NEA Presidents react to verdict of St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley - September 25, 2017

Nevada Educators and National Education Association Join in Clark County Suit - September 21, 2017

NEA President: our thoughts and prayers are with Freeman High School - September 13, 2017

NEA members help brothers and sisters affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey - September 11, 2017

Remarks As Prepared Of Lily Eskelsen Garcia, President For The National Press Club - September 8, 2017

NEA Decries Weakening Protections for Survivors of Sexual Assault - September 7, 2017

Lily Eskelsen García: Revoking DACA tramples on our core American values - September 5, 2017

National Education Association launches Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund - August 30, 2017

Educators decry Trump proposal to tear apart immigrant families - August 25, 2017

Our diversity is what makes America great - August 19, 2017

Statement on racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia - August 14, 2017

Lily Eskelsen García: Dream Act of 2017 lives up to our core American values - July 20, 2017

NEA President: educators remain alarmed by proposed education budget cuts - July 12, 2017

NEA applauds lawsuit against Education Department, DeVos - July 5, 2017

NEA Adopts Charter School Policy Statement - July 4, 2017

Utah Elementary School Teacher, Pennsylvania Physical Science Teacher and Virginia Music Teacher Re-elected to top NEA Positions - July 3, 2017

Oregon Educator Elected to NEA Executive Committee - July 3, 2017

California Educator Re-elected to NEA Executive Committee - July 3, 2017

Remarks as prepared for delivery by Sydney Chaffee, 2017 National Teacher of the Year, to the 96th Representative Assembly - July 3, 2017

NEA Honors Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton with Friend of Education Award - July 3, 2017

Remarks as prepared for delivery By 2017 Education Support Professional of the Year to the 96th NEA Representative Assembly - July 3, 2017

Remarks as prepared for delivery by NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia to the 96th NEA Representative Assembly - July 2, 2017

NEA honors 12 outstanding human and civil rights heroes at annual gala - July 1, 2017

NEA President: Trinity ruling sidesteps questions regarding state constitutional protections for public education - June 26, 2017

NEA President: Trump-DeVos budget is a wrecking ball aimed at public schools - May 23, 2017

NEA President comments on Trump budget’s proposed public education slashes - May 18, 2017

NEA: American Health Care Act plays Robin Hood in reverse - May 4, 2017

Massachusetts Paraeducator, Braillist Wins “Recognizing Inspiring School Employees” (RISE) Award, To Be Honored at Ceremony in Washington D.C. - May 3, 2017

NEA: Revised American Health Care Act amendment makes terrible bill even worse - April 27, 2017

Educators Respond to San Bernardino Shooting -April 10, 2017

Gorsuch can’t hide extreme record of ruling against students with disabilities - April 3, 2017

NEA calls for the immediate release of the leaders of Migrant Justice detained by ICE - March 27, 2017

NEA: Children and families among millions of Americans who will lose health coverage - March 24, 2017

Supreme Court ruling on IDEA standards directly debunks Gorsuch’s view - March 22, 2017

NEA president: Trump budget deprives students of opportunity - March 16, 2017

Massachusetts Paraeducator, Braillist Named Education Support Professional of the Year - March 11, 2017

Reports reveal Gorsuch repeatedly ruled against students with disabilities - March 9, 2017

NEA: Repealing the Affordable Care Act will harm millions of students and families - March 8, 2017

NEA reacts to Supreme Court sending back case to protect rights of transgender student - March 5, 2017

Voucher schemes have robbed children, taxpayers with no real positive results - March 3, 2017

Educators urge U.S. Supreme Court to protect rights of transgender students - March 2, 2017

Literacy Advocate LeVar Burton and Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, join NEA to Celebrate Read Across America’s 20th anniversary - March 2, 2017

NEA President Lily Eskelsen García: Trump should stand up for students and families - February 28, 2017

NEA reacts to Trump’s plan to roll back protections of transgender students - February 22, 2017

NEA President: now is the time to nominate a candidate who respects American workers - February 15, 2017

Iowa educators: gutting collective negotiating will hurt students - February 14, 2017

Lily Eskelsen García: Children are fearful to go to school as a result of immigration raids - February 10, 2017

Public outcry denies Betsy DeVos mandate despite Senate approval of her nomination - February 7, 2017

NEA calls on Senate to thoroughly vet President Trump’s nominee - January 31, 2017

NEA president to Senate: reject Betsy DeVos and take a stand for students - January 31, 2017

NEA president: Trump’s hateful actions undermine our core values as a nation - January 29, 2017

NEA: more than one million letters emailed to U.S. Senate in opposition to Betsy DeVos - January 27, 2017

NEA president: Trump anti-immigrant agenda undermines our core values as a nation - January 26, 2017

NEA’s Legislative Report Card confirms that bipartisanship can work for students - January 26, 2017

No matter who occupies White House, educators continue fight for students - January 20, 2017

California teacher joins growing chorus of opposition to Betsy DeVos’ agenda - January 18, 2017

NEA president: Betsy DeVos is dangerously unqualified to serve as education secretary - January 17, 2017

NEA president comments on bipartisan, bicameral BRIDGE Act - January 12, 2017

NEA president: Jeff Sessions' record makes him unfit to serve as U.S. Attorney General - January 10, 2017

NEA to new Congress: Now is time to renew commitment to public education - January 3, 2017