The National Education Association celebrates the amazing educators who have served as a lifeline for students – and each other – during the pandemic.
While some ESPs are eager to return, many are nervous that it’s too soon.
NEA partners with advocacy groups to spotlight the experiences of Latino students and educators during coronavirus pandemic.
Even before the pandemic, between 8.5 to 12 million K-12 students lacked Internet access at home. “Without access, opportunity means nothing.”
“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.
On the day they graduate from college, black students on average owe about $7,400 more than white students.
NEA holds a series of #AspiringEdLife Live Zoom events to to help prep aspiring educators for entrance into classrooms and school sites.
The equity gap will continue to grow as vulnerable students fall even further behind. “We, as educators, as humans, have to step up,” says NEA Vice President.
The coronavirus has magnified inequities that have existed for decades and filtered into classrooms, hurting students along the way.
The coronavirus as a teachable moment? Done thoughtfully, pandemic-related lessons can assuage students’ anxiety about COVID-19, experts say.