It’s not just about low salaries. Pressure-filled working environments are driving too many educators out of the profession.
“When members are bullied or threatened, it has a chilling effect on their ability to speak up for themselves, each other, and their students.”
When a teacher battling cancer had to pay for her own substitute, parents were outraged. But the problem is much bigger than that.
The justifications used to shut down urban schools ignore the voices of parents, students and educators, but can’t mask the racism embedded in the policy.
Meeting the needs of the whole child in our nation’s public schools requires an integrated approach to include social, emotional, and academic learning.
Never underestimate the power of an educator, a Sharpie, and some poster board.
Led by NEA members, unions aren’t just fighting back. They’re growing.
By integrating global competencies into her classroom, an arts teacher helps her students understand that they are citizens of more than their town, region and country.
65 years after ‘Brown v. Board’ became the law of the land we still struggle to fulfill its promise.