The evidence is in: When unions, district officials, school boards, parents and community members work together, students succeed.
One conversation around ESSA and educator voice led one educator to join NEA to stand up for the profession.
While 6,000 Washington educators remain on the picket line, nearly 33,000 teachers in Los Angeles are prepared to strike.
The bad news is that the demands and pressures on our schools are growing. The good news is that the nation is finally looking to educators for solutions.
Educators in Springfield fight against nepotism and institutional biases, form group to help recruit, retain, and support educators of color.
Whether it was fighting overtesting or school takeovers, educators across the nation have stood up, spoke out, and scored victories.
The efforts by educators in Illinois to connect with community members and collaborate on solutions are paying off for their students.
Educators are uniquely positioned to work towards creating a safe, supportive and affirming school environment.
Ashley Kincannon and Arun Puracken took different paths into the profession, but they both received help in becoming the great teacher/advocates they are today.
“All the work that we’ve done, the allies we’ve made, and the foundation we’ve built – we’re not back to the beginning, we’re just on a detour.”