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“I Was There!” Teachers are Witness to History at the March on Washington

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By Rebeca Logan In his first week as a high school teacher, Harry Klugel nervously asked his principal for a day off. It was August of 1963 and Klugel wanted to attend the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom where thousands were expected to gather around the call for civil rights and economic justice [...]

One Nation Rally Touts Education, Jobs

October 4, 2010 by cmccabe  
Filed under Featured News, Jobs, NEA, Top Stories

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By Meredith Barnett Tens of thousands of activists, including hundreds of NEA-member teachers and education support professionals, gathered Saturday at the One Nation Working Together Rally to call on Washington for justice, jobs and education. One of these advocates was Rita Darragh-Connors, who traveled over 150 miles from Allentown, Pa., to march for her middle [...]