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.
With parents targeted for deportation, students are traumatized, often unable to learn – and increasingly turn to educators for solace and advice.
NEA hosts Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly June 25–July 5 in Boston.
Literacy experts talk about the power of books at a roundtable discussion hosted by NEA as part of its Read Across America celebration.
In keynote address to 2016 NEA RA, Eskelsen García urges delegates to turn back demagoguery and win something better for students, families, and communities.
NEA President Lily Eskelsen García is hitting the road to visit students and educators as they begin the 2015-16 school year.
“3 million members are being called on to act to improve the lives of someone else’s child … we must lead,” says García.
10 national education groups took center stage at a joint press conference to urge legislators to put the nation’s students ahead of no-action politics.
Over the past decade, states have reduced their investment in the public good, while the federal government has increased it.
In speech to the Detroit Economic Club, Eskelsen García says the evidence points to focusing on equity, creativity and collaboration.