“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.
NEA President Lily Eskelsen García wrapped up the 2014 NEA Back to School Tour with a swing through the midwest.