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.
“All of us can play a role in rebuilding the lives of those impacted by these natural disasters,” says NEA President Lily Eskelsen García.
One conversation around ESSA and educator voice led one educator to join NEA to stand up for the profession.
Students lead the Black Education Matters movement by standing up to racism. “Action is the first step in turning ideas of equality into reality.”
While 6,000 Washington educators remain on the picket line, nearly 33,000 teachers in Los Angeles are prepared to strike.
After AZ court blocks ballot initiative that would have increased funding by $690 million, educators vow to take their power to the polls in November.
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.
Whether it was fighting overtesting or school takeovers, educators across the nation have stood up, spoke out, and scored victories.
“We have a voting bloc that, if we turn out to the polls, can outvote anybody.”
Educators across the nation stand ready to protect their collective voice, Lily Eskelsen García tells journalists.