NEA culture and governance make it harder for the 3 million-member union to make an early primary endorsement for a presidential candidate.
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July 23, 2015
July 13, 2015
As far as education is concerned, Walker is perhaps most prominent for his successful push to strip collective bargaining rights for teachers and other public employees in 2011.
May 01, 2015
The National Education Association signaled its support for a bill introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., that would repeal the tax, which goes into effect in 2018.
November 04, 2014
In the country's most expensive contest, Republican challenger Thom Tillis ousted Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.
November 03, 2014
The American Federation of Teachers launched several political ads leading up to Tuesday's midterm election, and AFT President Randi Weingarten stumped in key states.
October 22, 2014
The notion that teachers' unions only give to Democrats and education advocacy organizations only give to Republicans is wrong.
October 14, 2014
The National Education Association's political action committee spent $8.3 million since July, including $900,000 to the Democratic Governors Association.
October 10, 2014
The newest poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Begich down six points against Republican challenger Dan Sullivan in Alaska's U.S Senate race.
September 19, 2014
Under Rep. Steve Israel's new bill, the federal role in federal testing would shrink.
September 17, 2014
In a wide-ranging interview during his recent back-to-school bus tour, the education secretary discussed a variety of topics and highlighted some of his top priorities.