Bid to Increase Merged-Affiliate Representation Fails at NEA Assembly

The amendment would have given the states in which affiliates of the NEA and the American Federation of Teachers have merged more representation within the union.


Resolution on Confederate Flag Sparks Controversy at NEA Assembly

The lengthy debate on the item suggests that it may be easier for union members to agree to a broad stance against racism than to specific, concrete actions to undo its influence.


A Look at NEA's New Business This Year: Testing, Testing, and More Testing

Many proposals to the NEA delegation this year oppose standardized testing and/or support opt-out.


NEA to Develop Model Opt-Out Legislation

The NEA will add to its collection of resources on opting out of standardized tests.


NEA Takes a Stand on Institutional Racism

The NEA says it will put more resources into training and partnerships to combat unequal treatment of students of different races.


In Keynote, NEA President Garcia Strikes Populist Tone

The NEA President spoke about her own journey within the union.


NEA's Lily Eskelsen Garcia Talks Opt-Out, ESEA, and Why She Supports the Common Core

Yesterday, National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia sat down with Education Week for a wide-ranging conversation.


NEA Reports Membership Gains, Primes Itself for Upcoming Challenges

NEA reported boosting its 2014-15 membership rolls by about 14,300 educators.


NEA Convention 2015: Priorities and Challenges

What to watch for at this year's convention.


NEA Affiliates Take Steps to Support 'Opt Out' Movement

More than a half-dozen state affiliates have passed motions in support.


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