My experience as an out, gender nonconforming, lesbian taught me the importance of being myself as a teacher, but it came at a cost.
Roughly 15,000 immigrant children are being held in federal detention centers — apart from their parents — and these NEA members say it must stop.
Fifteen storytellers share their wisdom, passion and experience at an NEA Foundation symposium, “Keeping the Promise of Public Education.”
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.
Students lead the Black Education Matters movement by standing up to racism. “Action is the first step in turning ideas of equality into reality.”
The bad news is that the demands and pressures on our schools are growing. The good news is that the nation is finally looking to educators for solutions.
Educators are uniquely positioned to work towards creating a safe, supportive and affirming school environment.
In speech to the National Press Club, Eskelsen García said educators will work to protect the hundreds of thousands of immigrant students in U.S. public schools.
Stripping the legal status of 800,000 young immigrants will tear apart families and communities and make America weaker. Congress must pass the Dream Act now.
With parents targeted for deportation, students are traumatized, often unable to learn – and increasingly turn to educators for solace and advice.