Whether school doors reopen or remote learning continues, student progress will depend on how we support their emotional and mental health.
Looking ahead to the new school year, educators and parents join forces to make sure students get what they need to stay safe and to succeed.
“Never have all of our nation’s educators been more appreciated and seen—even as they work with students from a distance,” says NEA president.
Experts say teaching and learning during closures is unrealistic if SEL for students and educators is left out of the conversation.
Touring overseas with students, a group of Indiana educators turned to their union for help after the COVID-19 travel ban jeopardized their return home.
NEA President: Biden is a tireless advocate for public education and is the partner that students and educators need in the White House.
While many lawmakers are looking out for young people, the Trump administration, experts say, is looking out for the e-cigarette industry.
Children need to learn about the virus from trusted adults. The more educators can appear calm and rational, the more comfortable their students will feel.
In high-poverty schools, “warmth, care, and hunger” is the fastest-growing funding request category on the DonorsChoose website.
If schools are going to conduct drills, says NEA President Lily Eskelsen García, they need to take steps to ensure they do more good than harm.