The NEA approved its first item of new business, promising to work to overturn legislation critics say discriminates against transgender students.
The latest tally of the NEA's membership indicates it has just under 3 million members—about 2.98 million.
Read updates on some of the union's spending on ballot initiatives and grants for local affiliates.
EdWeek coverage of the National Education Association's annual convention begins July 3.
Teachers at the first charter school in New Orleans to unionize ratify their first contract.
The Supreme Court has announced that it will not hear the Friedrichs case against mandatory union dues, but several new cases are in the pipeline.
Teachers coming from alternative programs leave the profession at higher rates than their traditionally certified peers, and that gap is growing, a study finds.
Many teacher-prep programs that certify early educators don't spend much time on skills most relevant to working with young children, a review by the National Council on Teacher Quality concludes.
Following deadly protests in the state of Oaxaca, the Mexican government and a dissident teachers' union have agreed to talks over the administration's education reform agenda.
Districts in Louisiana are paying teachers to swap their classrooms for factory floors and office cubicles this summer.