Delegates voted down an item calling on the NEA to consider the pros and cons of a merger with the 1.5 million-member American Federation of Teachers.
A to-be-updated tally of the most interesting new business items passed by the Representative Assembly.
A Storify walks you through the workings of the National Education Association's annual Representative Assembly.
The training and qualifications of educators, balance of face-to-face to online learning, and role of technology tools are discussed in the NEA's new statement.
NEA committees will continue to be dominated by teachers.
The union's delegates approved a $3 dues increase to support a new fund for innovative projects.
There were some prominent no-shows at the NEA's award ceremonies this year.
The NEA now has just under 3 million members, according to two calculations.
An internal conflict in NEA's Georgia affiliate has spilled over to the Representative Assembly.
The NEA approves an item to beef up its support of the Common Core State Standards, but it also calls for a moratorium on consequences from tests aligned to them.