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July 05, 2011

NEA Delegates Take Swipe at Teach For America

In the union's strongest stance yet against the popular alternative-certification program, National Education Association delegates approved an item that accuses TFA of taking jobs from other teachers.

July 05, 2011

Internal Groups Helped Push for NEA Evaluation-Proposal Changes

Internal caucuses within the NEA pushed for changes to its teacher-evaluation proposal.

July 05, 2011

True and False on NEA's New Evaluation Policy

I've been getting lots of queries about the NEA's new teacher-evaluation policy, and the best way to address this is to list some of the common assertions I'm reading out there and to try to parse their "truthiness." Without further ado: The policy statement adds nothing new to NEA's position on e...

July 04, 2011

NEA's Delegates Approve Obama Endorsement, Dues Increase

Despite a lot of hand-wringing, delegates to the National Education Association's Representative Assembly approved an early endorsement for President Barack Obama, and by a good margin.

July 04, 2011

NEA Passes Teacher-Evaluation Policy, With a Catch-22 on Test Scores

NEA affiliates can in theory but not yet in practice use test scores as part of a teacher's evaluation.

July 04, 2011

Oh, Beautiful for Spacious Skies (of Confetti)

Confetti cannons at the NEA's Fourth of July celebration!

July 04, 2011

Preview of Upcoming Resolutions to Watch

UPDATED Here at the 2011 NEA Representative Assembly, we've reached the cutoff for new business items and we now have the full list available. Most of them toe the line of years past (support for national-board certification, condemnation of "privatization"), but there are a few that caught my ey...

July 03, 2011

NEA Delegates Reject Call to Oust Arne Duncan

The delegates voted down New Business Item 22, which would have required the union to call for Education Secretary Arne Duncan's ouster. That doesn't mean they're happy with him, though.

July 03, 2011

Why State Delegations Vote Together

Ever wonder how the state affiliates keep their members in line on votes on new business items and the like?

July 03, 2011

'A Fight Within the Family': VP Biden's Speech to the NEA

Vice President Biden emphasizes areas of agreement with NEA's vision of public education.

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