As educators look ahead to the next two years and the 2020 presidential election, here are some of the midterm’s key issues, trends, and takeaways.
Thanks to the historic level of educator activism, the majority of the American population now lives in a state with a pro-public education governor.
Millennials came out strong on election day. If they stay engaged, it could be great news for public education, a new survey suggests.
“We told them we’d remember in November, and educators keep their promises,” says NEA President Lily Eskelsen García.
If we are committed to helping every child fulfill his or her potential, then safe and modern learning environments are essential.
In state after state, we’re taking to the streets, raising our voices together for our students, for our schools, and for ourselves as educators.
In many states, ballot measures may determine whether schools secure new funding or remain stuck in “permanent recession.”
Stagnating salaries are not stopping public school educators from carving out part of their paychecks to buy the resources students need.
After AZ court blocks ballot initiative that would have increased funding by $690 million, educators vow to take their power to the polls in November.
78 percent of public school parents say they would support teachers in their community if they went on strike for more pay. “Educators’ decision to take a stand for themselves inspires everyone,” says NEA president.