Burton spoke critically of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' support of school voucher programs.
Learn how the union's caucuses shape what happens at its annual convention.
"I will not allow the National Education Association to be used by Donald Trump or by Betsy DeVos," NEA President Lily Eskelsen García said.
Anticipating unfriendly legislation, the NEA thinks membership will fall. And that's before the Supreme Court weighs in on agency fees.
As concern mounts nationally over how to prepare students for available jobs, externships—instructive stints in local industries—are becoming an increasingly popular means of providing teachers a sneak peek at the skills their students will need to be competitive.
Union watchdog and critic Mike Antonucci won't attend the National Education Association's 2017 Representative Assembly in person.
Arizona districts are using the state's emergency substitute certificate program to staff classrooms with teachers who only have a high school diploma or its equivalence.
Students feel happier, more valued, and more motivated when they have a teacher of the same race and gender as them, a new study finds.
Stephen Sawchuk will head over to the Curriculum Matters blog and Liana Loewus will be writing here at Teacher Beat.
A bipartisan group of senators today introduced a bill aimed at giving teachers more opportunities to take on leadership roles without having to leave the classroom.