The theme of this year’s annual meeting is Our Democracy. Our Responsibility. Our Time!
More teachers, education support professionals and administrators are urging lawmakers to address the crisis of unsafe behaviors in schools. “We need systems in place not only to help teachers who are fearful of reporting incidents of threats, and to ensure that they are protected and heard, but also to provide supports and treatment to the students who need help.”
After sparking the #RedforEd movement that swept the country, West Virginia educators are facing of a new round of attacks.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, NEA invited six educators to share the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of being LGBTQ+ in the classroom.
“When members are bullied or threatened, it has a chilling effect on their ability to speak up for themselves, each other, and their students.”
When a teacher battling cancer had to pay for her own substitute, parents were outraged. But the problem is much bigger than that.
The justifications used to shut down urban schools ignore the voices of parents, students and educators, but can’t mask the racism embedded in the policy.
Meeting the needs of the whole child in our nation’s public schools requires an integrated approach to include social, emotional, and academic learning.
Never underestimate the power of an educator, a Sharpie, and some poster board.