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We act for our students. We succeed with each other.
We ask only what is right: equal opportunity for every student, every educator, every family. Education is the cornerstone of our democracy, and it is worth fighting for.
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Member Matthew Powell
I want to remind all of us of the influence and power we have in the lives of our students, in our schools, and our communities. That power is available to each and every one of us, every day.
Quote by: Matthew Powell, Custodian Supervisor, Kentucky Education Association

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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.