“Fund our future!” Kentucky educators tell lawmakers at Friday protest.
The widening pay inequities endured by educators for too long are finally front and center. So are the reckless tax cuts that helped create the crisis.
Fed up with lawmakers who have long neglected public schools, educators are building a movement that “cannot be stopped,” says NEA president.
With the eyes of the nation on them, West Virginia teachers’ historic nine-day statewide strike ended Tuesday in victory.
Every educator must be able to speak out without fear or retaliation on the issues that matter to educators, their students, and their communities.
Up before dawn and into the night, many educators struggle with second jobs to help make ends meet.
Despite the four college courses she teaches, and the master’s degree she earned a few years ago, Tara James-Penny is homeless. Other adjunct professors across the nation face a similar economic plight.
NEA calls on Congress to make good on our collective promise to public servants who have served their communities for years.
Low pay and other factors are making it harder to recruit and retain good teachers, and students and communities are paying the price.