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NEA Today Past Issues

NEA Today Past Issues
NEA publishes NEA Today, NEA Today for Aspiring Educators, and NEA Today for Retired Members, magazines focused on the issues and interests of K-12, aspiring, and retired educators. Browse our archives.

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NEA Today May 2024 Cover

NEA Today, May 2024

In our latest issue, educators get personal about the need for more bathroom breaks. Find out how NEA locals can provide relief. And some good news! Unions are on a winning streak, defeating far-right school board candidates across the country. You’ll also meet the 2024 ESP of the Year and get inspired by educators who are taking action against systemic racism.
NEA Today-Retired, May 2024

NEA Today for NEA-Retired Members, May 2024

In our latest issue, former educators share how they find a sense of belonging in retirement. And, if you are caring for aging parents, you’ll hear from experts about how to manage stress, share responsibilities, and cherish this precious time. Plus, you’ll meet Oregon retirees who helped Portland teachers strike and win!
NEA Today for Aspiring Educators 2024 Cover

NEA Today for Aspiring Educators, 2024

In this issue, find out how NEA Aspiring Educators are taking action to end gun violence on college campuses and how you can join their efforts. Plus, learn how you can take a stand against book bans, use your talents to advocate for students and public schools, and help get out the vote for this year's pivotal 2024 presidential election.
NEA Today January 2024 Cover

NEA Today, January 2024

On Nov. 30, 2021, Michigan high school teacher Melissa Gibbons became part of a group she never wanted to join: school shooting survivors. Melissa shares her story in the latest issue of NEA Today, as we explore the complex issue of gun violence and meet educators who are making a difference in their schools. Together, we can change this.
October 2023 NEA Today Cover

NEA Today, October 2023

In our October issue of NEA Today, we have educators' and students' backs, from shining a light on the mental health crisis in our rural communities, to keeping educators safe from physical harm in the classroom, to advocating for students with disabilities, and more. Learn how educators are making math more relevant, why we can't judge schools based on rankings, and how education support professionals are getting free of student loan debt.
October 2023 - NEA Today Retired Cover

NEA Today Retired, October 2023

In our latest issue, find out how NEA-Retired members are fighting to make sure all educators get the Social Security benefits they have earned. Also, hit the road with former teachers who are taking their love for learning on the road with educational vacations, and meet an inspiring activist who blazed a trail for LGBTQ+ rights.
NEA Today Retired, August 2023

NEA Today Retired, August 2023

How do you craft a retirement that’s uniquely you? Learn how to identify your energy style, and discover what it means for your retirement. Meet a former educator who flipped a school board and is standing up for equity for all students. And find out how ableism and ageism go hand in hand, and what you can do to create change.
Cover of August 2023 NEA Today magazine. Shows a collage of 7 images of educators on the job with the text: 7 ways to make this a great school year

NEA Today, August 2023

Welcome to NEA Today’s new digital experience! In this back-to-school issue, you’ll find helpful tips for starting the school year right—and a video classroom tour with Delaware teacher Alison Tingle. Spoiler alert: She has superpowered organizational skills! Plus, learn how to accelerate student learning, mentor a colleague, and meet support staff leaders who are creating meaningful change. Bonus feature: If you see an article you like, you can now share it on social media with just a click!
2023 April NEA Today Cover

NEA Today, June 2023

Schools out for summer! Grab your sunglasses, slather on some sunscreen, and kick back with one of our recommended great summer reads! Plus, discover how to inspire students to seek learning rather than chase grades. And find out how educators are standing up against classroom censorship. For these stories and more, dive into the June issue of NEA Today.

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