As ethnic studies courses are shown to boost student achievement and attendance, states and school districts are increasing their number.
As colleges weigh reopening, a Florida faculty union has issued specific recommendations to keep students and employees safe.
Educators have an obligation to act, says NEA President, and they will continue the call for justice and hold powerful people to account.
“This is happening right in the heart of our community,” says special educator. “People are afraid, they’re in pain, and we needed to help.”
NEA holds a Zoom celebration to honor and welcome college graduates who are entering the education profession.
“We need the best masks and gloves to keep us healthy so we can keep working to keep the school healthy.”
In many states, planning time for teachers is micromanaged, or attempts have been made to reduce it entirely.
When asked this past week if she was using the crisis to push private school vouchers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos replied, “Absolutely.”
Preschool teacher Tabatha Rosproy, a Kansas-NEA member, is the first early childhood educator to win the honor.
Whether school doors reopen or remote learning continues, student progress will depend on how we support their emotional and mental health.