Join millions of voices fighting for our nation's public school students and educators.
DID YOU KNOW?
WHAT IS RED FOR ED?
When we think about the promise of education today, we see the future leaders of our nation and the qualified educators who reach, teach and inspire them. We see classrooms with modern tools that help students prepare to make an impact on the world. We see students getting the support they need to thrive and educators having the support they need to serve.We see progress and hope.
But today we also see budgets being cut, overcrowded classrooms and outdated materials. We see educators working around the clock to make a difference in the lives of their students and standing up to lawmakers to ask for better pay and school funding. We're raising our voices together for our students, for our schools and for ourselves as educators.That's why we’re wearing Red for Ed.
Hear from teachers and education professionals about why and how they support Red for Ed.
Fighting for Our Students
Budget cuts and underfunding have made it harder for educators to prepare their students. Our students deserve better, and so do we. That's why we push public officials to make funding decisions that better account for school needs.
Upholding our Value
Students benefit from educators who know them by name, know their community and have a say in the policies that govern their schools. We must ensure that talented educators can afford to stay in the profession they love.
Advocating for Change
NEA gives educators a voice to advocate for the better pay, benefits and working conditions that have long been ignored. We deserve, and have earned, pay and benefits that match our expertise, education and professional experience.
This year, educators are reaching further into their own pockets to make sure their classrooms have all the supplies students need.Share your story
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