“This is about the safety of our entire student community – parents, staff, kids. It’s everybody.”
NEA’s Leaders for Just Schools training helps educators recognize bias and increase understanding.
As debate over reopening schools intensifies, NEA recently took questions from its members to address the unprecedented challenges facing educators and students.
Educators want nothing more than to be back in classrooms, but we must do it in a way that keeps students, educators and communities safe.
We are in the midst of a “movement moment” Kim Anderson told the RA delegates, and we must continue to play an active role.
COVID-19 and the murder of George Floyd have become windows through which we’ve seen how our leaders respond to crisis, says Andrea Beeman.
Nearly 8,000 educator delegates will come together virtually for the 2020 NEA Representative Assembly to address the challenges public education faces during one of the most trying times in our history.
The past few months have made it clear that meeting our students’ needs inside the classroom is tied to meeting their needs outside the classroom.
Without access to the services and one-on-one instruction these students need, special educators worry that much of the progress they’ve made will be lost.
“This is happening right in the heart of our community,” says special educator. “People are afraid, they’re in pain, and we needed to help.”