Scores of education advocacy groups, scholars, law experts, and politicians have filed friend-of-the-court briefs on both sides of the Vergara appeal.
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September 18, 2015
September 16, 2015
The teachers' strike could be nearing its end, thanks to an apparent agreement by district and union.
September 09, 2015
Seattle teachers picketed on the first day of the school year after negotiations with the district over wages and other issues broke down.
August 13, 2015
DFT President Steve Conn was booted from his position Aug. 12 after the union found him guilty of failing to follow procedures for meetings, among other infractions.
July 23, 2015
NEA culture and governance make it harder for the 3 million-member union to make an early primary endorsement for a presidential candidate.
July 17, 2015
From the team that brought you the Vergara v. California lawsuit comes a new legal challenge aimed at forcing districts to use test scores to evaluate their teachers.
July 11, 2015
Longstanding ties between the union and Clinton helped win her the endorsement.
July 07, 2015
Final details of this year's convention include the union's legislative war chest, mixed messaging on race, and other matters.
July 07, 2015
After dithering earlier, NEA delegates finally passed an item supporting the opt-out movement. It also plans to campaign against common-core tests.
July 05, 2015
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.