About 650,000 immigrants are protected by DACA, including 15,000 educators. Now they can continue to support student learning without fear of deportation.
As ethnic studies courses are shown to boost student achievement and attendance, states and school districts are increasing their number.
In exchange for access to the resources white schools had, black educators had to give up aspiration and advocacy, says historian Vanessa Siddle Walker.
In a brief filed today, the National Education Association urges the Court to protect the program that shields young people from deportation.
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.”
Educators in Springfield fight against nepotism and institutional biases, form group to help recruit, retain, and support educators of color.
With women and minorities so underrepresented in the financial industry, NEA is working with its pension consultant to open doors for non-white money managers.
“All the work that we’ve done, the allies we’ve made, and the foundation we’ve built – we’re not back to the beginning, we’re just on a detour.”