NEA Provides Educators with Guidance on Preventing Workplace Bullying
Students will never be safe from bullying if adults in schools aren't safe from the same.
As Poverty Increases, Reformers Cling to the “New Status Quo”
Market-driven policies still drive debate, despite glaring lack of results.
School Counselor and NEA Member Honored as GLSEN Educator of the Year
Matthew Beck recognized for fighting district-wide ban on LGBT education materials in school.
Beyond PISA: How the U.S. Ranks Internationally on Five Key Education Issues
From salaries to the public perception of teachers, where do we stack up?
U.S. Graduation Rate Highest in 40 Years
Latino, Black, and Asian students account for strongest year-to-year improvements.
Must ReadsSchool Prayer: 50 Years After the Ban
School prayer was banned by the US Supreme Court 50 years ago, but there is probably more presence of religion in public school environments – through club ministries, classes, after-school and interfaith programs, and faith-based services – than ever. Source: Christian Science Monitor
Is Virtual Learning Appropriate for K-2 Children?
Given that the youngest schoolchildren are part of the touch-screen generation, the question of whether they’re too wet behind the ears for online learning has shifted to a more complex concern: making sure the technology they’re using in school is developmentally appropriate. Source: Education Week
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Ahead in Ed2013 NEA Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly – June 26- July 6
NEA’s Annual Meeting takes place during the final week of June and/or the first week of July. Various committees, constituencies, caucuses, leadership groups, and delegates from state and local affiliates gather to set policy and chart the direction of NEA business. The 2013 Annual Meeting is taking take place in Atlanta, GA. Visit NEA.org for more information.
June is Internet Safety Month
The month of June is National Internet Safety Month, when educators and parents can learn how to keep kids safe online and teach how to use online technology responsibly. To learn more, visit the Bnetsavvy website.
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